Protest

Jonny Moran

Hundreds of people gathered at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Chippewa Street Thursday afternoon to demand closure of detention camps on the southern border. 

WBFO's Mike Desmond

Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard held a fundraiser Tuesday at the Deep South Taco restaurant in downtown Buffalo. Dozens of chanting protestors flanked the entrance as ticket buyers arrived.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

Social media isn't always the best place for political conversations, but Sunday afternoon hundreds showed up at Niagara Square in unity because of it.

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Even a meeting over the school budget turned into a battleground last night for the continuing fight over Lancaster schools use of Redskins as the sports team nickname.

Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

Buffalo Common Council staffers and local activists held a peaceful protest on the steps of City Hall Wednesday. The rally is in response to the lack of indictments in both Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases and was inspired by the recent walkout of congressional staff and a demonstration by New York City Council members.

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Protestors were out in force in Niagara Square Saturday afternoon, protesting actions of police officers around the country and locally.

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Before the gubernatorial candidates started volleying debate points, citizens were volleying protest slogans.  Outside of the WBFO-WNED studios, shouts for second amendment rights – mostly aimed at Governor Cuomo – were just as loud as chants against fracking for natural gas.

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The Hobby Lobby Store on Transit Road became the scene of a protest on Saturday.

Protesters greet Walmart shoppers

Nov 29, 2013
Chris Caya WBFO News

Walmart shoppers were greeted by protesters outside the company's store on Sheridan Drive Friday morning.

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More than 200 buses brought thousands of protestors to Albany on Saturday in an effort to promote education reform.

A local politician is urging a resolution to the teacher evaluation battle between the state and the local teacher's union.

Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples is calling for a possible state takeover of the city's public schools if an agreement isn't accepted by the Buffalo Teachers Federation. The evaluation plan will be a statewide mandate and millions of dollars in funding for Buffalo's  lowest-performing schools are at risk.

A protest against the BTF is being planned for Monday evening.