sit-in

Sudanese protesters block a street with bricks and burning tires as military forces attempted to disperse the ongoing sit-in outside Khartoum's army headquarters on Monday, June 3.
Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
June 03, 2019 - 6:40 pm
By Julia Hollingsworth, Gianluca Mezzofiore and Sarah El Sirgany, CNN (CNN) - - At least 30 protesters were killed and hundreds injured Monday in Khartoum when the Sudanese military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union. The Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)...
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Swarthmore College sit-in
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Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Swarthmore College fraternities are shutting down following the leak of documents that portray prior frat brothers as being involved in rape and sexual misconduct, and using racist, homophobic and misogynistic language. The controversy surrounding the two...
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Swarthmore College students
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April 30, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio ) — Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members' derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi...
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A new historic marker on Monday commemorating a 1965 lunch counter sit-in for LGBTQ rights.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
October 01, 2018 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's Equality Forum dedicated a new historic marker on Monday commemorating a 1965 lunch counter sit-in for LGBTQ rights. The protest at a Center City deli is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation. The gay men's choir helped celebrate the...
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