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Columbus Education Association president John Coneglio marches with hundreds of teachers in downtown Columbus on April 24, 2019.
Nick Evans / WOSU

Hundreds of teachers and their supporters streamed through downtown Columbus on Wednesday demanding lower class sizes, higher pay and an end to tax incentives for local developers.

Justice Harley (left) and Dkeama Alexis (right) protested for the release of Masonique Saunders outside of the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office.
Paige Pfleger / WOSU

A small group of activists protested at Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien’s office Monday, demanding the release of Masonique Saunders.

In this Saturday, April 23, 2016 photo, members of the Ku Klux Klan participate in a "white pride" rally in Rome, Ga.
John Bazemore / Associated Press

The city of Dayton is asking a group associated with the Ku Klux Klan to reconsider its request for a permit to rally in the city.

An artist is accusing Cleveland State University of censoring him by covering up a message criticizing President Trump that he added to his distinctive sculpture on campus.

Billie Lawless’ 40-foot-tall sculpture, The Politician: A Toy, depicts a head on a pair of wheels. On a fence surrounding the work are satirical messages, like “BORE THE PEOPLE” and “A THOUSAND POINTS OF SLIGHT.”

The Greater Cincinnati Native American Coalition was a last-minute addition to the city's Martin Luther King Day Celebration. Members of the group prayed and sang in their native language Monday. They may be planning a march for later this week.

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.
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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.

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