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Peruanos protestan frente a la Plaza San Martin, Lima, a principos de Abril.

Manifestantes peruanos siguen insatisfechos durante inestabilidad del gobierno

Santiago Posada-Jaramillo, La DePaulia Managing Editor April 24, 2022

El presidente de Perú, Pedro Castillo, anunció el viernes 22 de abril desde la ciudad Cusco, un proyecto de ley para consultar a los peruanos sobre una nueva constitución, buscando cumplir una de sus...

Demonstrators march during a protest over the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department, Friday, April 16, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Police shooting of Daunte Wright reignites national outcry over killings

Erik Uebelacker, Contributing Writer April 18, 2021

Protests are again sweeping the nation following the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Wright’s April 11 killing is the latest in what many Americans see...

Attendees at the April 16 protest against police violence fill the west side of Logan Square Park and overflow onto Logan Boulevard.

Thousands gather to protest police killing of Adam Toledo

Audrey Champelli, Photo Editor April 18, 2021

CHICAGO—Crowds gathered in Logan Square Park to protest police violence on April 16, one day after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) publicly released the body camera footage of the...

Protesters take a knee near the Lincoln Park Quad.

A summer of protests: Chicago rises up

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer September 6, 2020

After Minneapolis police killed George Floyd in May, protests quickly gripped the nation as calls for police reform rose to the forefront.  Chicago continues to be a hotspot for protests despite the...

Protesters march across Minneapolis on Thursday May 28 to demand justice in the killing of George Floyd.

Protests could potentially impact weakened economy

Sahil Gujarati, Contributing Writer June 15, 2020

The United States of America is experiencing one of the most painful civil disruptions in its history. Just as the country was recovering from the menacing threat of coronavirus and was reinstitutionalizing...

Lori Lightfoot lifts 9 p.m. curfew, fully reopens Loop access

Lori Lightfoot lifts 9 p.m. curfew, fully reopens Loop access

Associated Press June 7, 2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday lifted the city’s 9 p.m. curfew as the city reopened subway stations in the city’s central business and commercial district and allowed bus service to resume...

Officials urge George Floyd protesters to get coronavirus tests

Officials urge George Floyd protesters to get coronavirus tests

Associated Press June 7, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — With New York City poised to reopen after a more than two-month coronavirus shutdown, officials on Sunday lifted a curfew that was in place amid protests of police brutality and racial...

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.

Dave Leitao reflects on George Floyd, protests, racism in America

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor June 5, 2020

In the last couple of months, there hasn't been as much basketball talk during DePaul’s team meetings. But that doesn’t mean the team hasn’t used this opportunity to focus on other more pressing...

In this photo taken with a wide angle lens, demonstrators stand in front of Los Angeles City Hall during a protest over the death of George Floyd Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in Los Angeles. Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.

Report: 3 more officers to be charged in George Floyd’s death

Associated Press June 3, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The three other police officers on the scene when a Minneapolis officer killed George Floyd are being charged with aiding and abetting a murder, and the case against the main officer...

Two officers wearing protective facial coverings.

Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

Associated Press June 2, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wielding extraordinary federal authority, President Donald Trump threatened the nation’s governors on Monday that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out...

A man wears a Mexican flag on a motorcycle behind the Little Village Caravan

Latinx community unites to advocate for Black lives amid Chicago protests

Chants of “tu lucha es mi lucha” —  “your struggle is my struggle” — were heard coming from the Latinx community as they gathered in solidarity over the death of George Floyd on Saturday,...

A woman is helped after being hit with pepper spray after curfew on Sunday, May 31, 2020 in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.

Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

Associated Press June 1, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement's response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread...

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