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Updated: Sunday, 8:32 p.m.

Students from a northern Kentucky high school are under fire after video of an interaction with an indigenous person near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Friday went viral on social media. It shows an older man singing and playing a drum as a young man stares at him.

Congressional member Joyce Beatty helps hold sign.
Jo Ingles / Statehouse News Bureau

The Columbus Women’s March is going forward as scheduled on Saturday, despite some other local Women’s March events becoming embroiled in controversy. 

The removal of Jeff Sessions as attorney general has some Americans worried about the Robert Muller investigation into Russian election interference. The activist group Move On called people to action Thursday night for the Nobody Is Above the Law movement.

A protestor hods a sign that reads "We won't be erased" at a rally in Goodale Park on Wednesday.
Paige Pfleger / WOSU

A few hundred protestors gathered at the Ohio Statehouse on Wednesday to rally against the Trump administration's proposal to eliminate legal protections for transgender people.

Michael Conroy / Associated Press

About three-dozen Donald Trump supporters gathered just south of FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday to stage a counter-protest to NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem.

Protestors kneel at the Northeast Ohio Correctonal Center.
LYNN TRAMONTE / AMERICA'S VOICE OHIO

Youngstown Police arrested five people Monday protesting the treatment of detained immigrants at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center. 

Updated at 10:05 p.m. ET

A small group of about 25 white supremacist demonstrators rallied next to the White House on Sunday, one year after the "Unite the Right" demonstration by the same organizer turned deadly in Charlottesville, Va.

The demonstrators have since left D.C. via Metro, and WAMU's Elly Yu reports that counterprotesters have headed home, too.

Updated at 10:30 a.m. ET

Ohio Stadium

Ohio State University football fans will gather at the Ohio Stadium on Monday evening to protest the school's investigation into head coach Urban Meyer.

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Constituents of Rep. Steve Stivers protested at the congressman's Hilliard office on Wednesday, in an effort to draw attention to the continued separation of immigrant families at the U.S. southern border.

Updated at 12:30 a.m. ET on Friday

The National Football League and the NFL Players Association have agreed to suspend enforcement of new rules requiring players to stand during the pregame rendition of the national anthem, after a report that the Miami Dolphins would fine and/or suspend players for up to four games for violating the policy.

Phil Smith of the United Mine Workers.
Nick Evans

Amid a congressional committee meeting in Columbus, union workers and retirees will rally at the Ohio Statehouse in an effort to push Congress to protect their pensions. Many worry a string of bankruptcies has put their retirements at risk.

The NFL had intended for its rule to achieve a resolution.

Ruben Herrera leading chants with a bullhorn at an ICE protest in July 2018.
Nick Evans / WOSU

Scores of protesters constructed a two-story-tall tripod structure in downtown Columbus on Monday morning to protest U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, blocking a major street in front of LeVeque Tower where the agency maintains a local office.

Protestors rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program known as DACA outside the offices of Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Sept. 5, 2017, in Cincinnati.
John Minchillo / AP

Activists in Columbus will be holding a rally at the Ohio Statehouse on Saturday morning, in conjunction with over 600 events across the country protesting the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

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