The mayor of the Mississippi state capital and a state senator apologized on Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by police officers that killed two people and injured 12 on the campus of a historically Black college. The mayor of Jackson, Chokwe Antar Lumumba, and Hillman Frazier, a state senator representing the city, spoke at a graduation ceremony for the class of 1970 of what was then Jackson State College and is now Jackson State University.

Students protest campus combined heat and power plant at President Johnson’s home

Twelve people gathered outside University President Kristina M. Johnson’s home to protest the construction of a combined heat and power plant on campus at 6 a.m.

Activists protest planned sister trail along Hinkson Creek

MU senior Eliza Finck spent most of last summer volunteering with the Shepard to Rollins Restoration Corps planting various native vegetation, watering plants and hand-weeding nutsedge grass from the trailhead on Bluffdale Drive.

Tensions rise in Paris as Palestinian march aims to defy city's protest ban – The Boston Globe

PARIS (AP) — Marches in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip were being held Saturday in a dozen French cities, but the focus was on Paris, where riot police got ready as organizers said they would defy a ban on the protest.

Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi apologizes for 1970 police killings amid student protest

The mayor of the Mississippi state capital and a state senator apologized on Saturday for shootings 51 years ago by police officers that killed two people and injured 12 on the campus of a historically Black college.

Bleak futures fuel widespread protests by young Colombians

A demonstrator shouts during an anti-government march in Plaza Bolivar, in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, May 12, 2021.