Portland police officers standby on the campus of Portland State University in Portland on Thursday. John Rudoff/AFP/Getty Images More arrests stemming from the occupation of a library at Portland State University are possible after people ran away from the building as officers were clearing it, Portland State Bureau Sgt. Kevin Allen said.  The library is […]

1 hour ago Image source, AFP via Getty Images Image caption, Police officers were seen climbing a ladder to enter Columbia’s occupied Hamilton Hall Hundreds of police officers have raided Columbia University in New York City to disperse pro-Palestinian protesters who earlier took over a building there. Dramatic footage showed police climbing a ladder to […]

By Bernd Debusmann Jr in New York & Emma Vardy in Los Angeles BBC News 27 April 2024, 09:04 BST Updated 7 minutes ago Image caption, Protests have spread across campuses at US universities At dawn on Wednesday 17 April, a small group of students pitched their tents at Columbia University, demonstrating against Israeli military […]

2:16 a.m. ET, April 26, 2024 Protests continue at campuses across the US as more arrests are announced. Here’s the latest From CNN staff A wave of pro-Palestinian campus protests is rippling across the US, with hundreds of people arrested at universities throughout the country this week. At New York’s Columbia University,

By Brandon Drenon BBC News 23 April 2024 Updated 32 minutes ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: Arrests and anger at US university pro-Palestine demos Pro-Palestinian protesters have refused to disband from Columbia University’s main campus after a midnight deadline was set by the institution’s […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia canceled in-person classes, dozens of protesters were arrested at New York University and Yale, and the gates to Harvard Yard were closed to the public on Monday as some of the most prestigious U.S. universities sought to defuse campus tensions over Israel’s war with Hamas. The various actions followed the […]

By Bernd Debusmann Jr BBC News 18 April 2024 Updated 5 hours ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: NY police arrest dozens at US college Gaza protest More than 100 students have been arrested after police cleared a camp of pro-Palestinian protesters at Columbia University […]

18 April 2024 Updated 59 minutes ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: Columbia University president answers on antisemitism At a congressional hearing, Columbia University’s president has condemned antisemitism, while defending her handling of Gaza war protests. Asked if calls for genocide of Jews were against […]

By 1944, Adams Earley was the commanding officer of the first battalion of predominantly Black women. By the war’s end she’d risen to the rank of Lt. Col., which was the highest rank a woman could legally hold at the time and made her the highest-ranking Black woman in the military.

“There’s something not right when every one of these school districts that are being called into question just happen to be headed by an African American,” he said in a call with reporters.  Four Richland County lawmakers, all of whom are White, delivered a letter to McMaster on . . .

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