An activist stands in front of Trump International hotel while protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline and rallying for Native American rights march during the Native Nations Rise protest March 10, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

 

 

The Keystone XL Pipeline Protests Move to D.C.

After months of protesting on site of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline track, protesters have moved their rallying calls to Washington, D.C. During the four-day Native Nations Rise protest, Native tribes from around the US will protest against the President Trump’s administration and the Dakota Access oil pipeline

Heads of State Attend The European Council Meeting

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Leaders sit together on the second day of a European Summit at the Europa Building at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 10, 2017

This year’s European Summit is being held at the EU headquarters in Brussels. British Prime Minister Theresa May opened the event yesterday with a speech indicating the pressing subjects requiring discussion, namely migration, the Western Balkans, and Brexit.

International Women’s Day

 

 A group of men preform during in Medellin, Columbia on March 8, 2017 in honor of International Women’s Day.

On March 8, 2017 women and men celebrated International Women’s Day around the world. The holiday was first celebrated on February 28, 1908 when an estimated 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding civil rights like shorter hours, better pay, and the right to vote.

The 2017 SXSW Conference Kicks Off

New Jersey Senator and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker speaks onstage at the Interactive Opening during 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center on March 10, 2017

The 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals kicked off on March 10, 2017 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, TX. According to the event website “the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.” The plethora of scheduled speakers for this year’s conference includes TV writer and producer Allison Abner, VP of Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center John Absmeier, and Senior Programs Producer for New York Media Center Annie Laurie Malarkey.