Portlanders took to the streets during the Indigenous Day of Rage on the 11th of October to protest the presence of colonial statues and the hero-worship of such figures. Demonstrators toppled the statues of Abraham Lincoln and Teddy Roosevelt, both well-known genocidal actors against indigenous peoples.
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Nigerian diaspora activists and their allies took to the streets across the world, from Russia to New Zealand. They demanded the end of arms sales to Nigeria, as well as the end of police brutality in the country as well. Thousands were in attendance in multiple areas, raising a big show that had never been seen before outside of Nigeria.
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