Peter Yarrow, convicted in the 1970’s of “making sexual advances” on a 14-year-old girl, will perform on Friday at a rally organized by the nonprofit Code Pink: Women for Peace.
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, claiming team owners colluded to keep him out of the league because of his protests during the national anthem before games.
DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, told ESPN last week that “for the first time, the owners are afraid of the players,” echoing comments made last week by President Donald Trump that were criticized by the league office.
Students and faculty at Georgetown Law School gathered on Tuesday to protest that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was delivering an address about the right of free speech on college campuses to an invitation-only audience without giving critics of the Trump administration an opportunity to ask questions.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Monday that he regrets participating in his team’s Sunday protest of the national anthem.
Protesters who were assaulted after disrupting a speech by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York City said on Friday they believed Erdogan’s bodyguards were among those who beat them.