hunger strike

Students at both Spelman and Morehouse Colleges are on a hunger strike to spotlight the problem of food instability on campuses nationwide.

Just one day after the resignations of both the president and school chancellor following protests against racial injustices on campus, verbal and social media threats have been made towards University of Missouri students.

University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe on Sunday acknowledged problems with racism on campus after Black football players vowed to stop playing until he "resigns."

The University of Missouri’s football team has joined students in their protest against University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe by boycotting all football games until he either resigns or is removed from office. It began with Black graduate student Jonathan L. Butler, 25, who has gone on a hunger strike in his response in Wolfe’s […]

Three more people vowed to join the group in protesting the closure and ultimate reopening of Walter H. Dyett High School on the South Side

What do an anti-trafficking bill with the Hyde Amendment to prevent federal dollars being spent on abortions and Loretta Lynch have to do with each other? If you are thinking it’s a trick question, you might be right. While in reality, Loretta Lynch, the twice confirmed United States Attorney for Eastern New York and nominee […]

Five months after Loretta Lynch was nominated by President Obama to replace Attorney General Eric Holder, she’s still awaiting confirmation. Now, women civil rights leaders are uniting to stage a hunger strike in an effort to move along the delayed process. The group, composed of leaders from Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN) and a […]