Posts Tagged ‘protests’

September 3rd, 2020

Election 2020: How racial justice protests could influence the vote

Contact: Jenesse Miller 213-810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu Protests have erupted in U.S. cities and towns against high-profile police killings and shootings of Black people, including George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn. and Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. President Donald Trump has elevated the civil unrest as a major election issue, describing the protesters as “left-wing mobs” and […]

August 23rd, 2019

Battle for the future of Hong Kong: Are protests a tipping point?

The Hong Kong protests started in June as a response to a contentious extradition bill. After demonstrators took over Hong Kong’s airport earlier this month, Hong Kong residents formed a 20-mile human chain across the city today. The protests are raising questions about Hong Kong’s future and its relationship with mainland China. USC experts explain […]