Fatemeh Jamalpour is a reporter for Medill News Service. She previously covered city council, women's rights issues, and human rights for a reformist newspaper Sharq in Iran. She has a master's degree in journalism from Allameh Tabatabai University in Tehran, Iran.
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Protestors Boo NRA, Call for ‘End to War on Minorities and Women’
“The NRA feed gun lobbies, gun manufacturers, they feed the funeral industry more than any other industry,” said Tamika Mallory, co-president of the Women March, which organized the protest along with other activist groups, including those representing victims of gun violence.
Low-Income Tenants Fight for Affordable Housing, Protest Proposed Trump Cuts
More than 700 people from 16 states rallied Wednesday at a Capitol Hill church to oppose the Trump administration’s proposed $6.2 billion cut to federal housing programs. Protesters held signs while shouting, “Housing is our right,” “Stop selling our neighborhoods to Wall Street,” and “No cuts to housing.”