At a 2008 protest, what you see are people expressing themselves through language: placards, T-shirt slogans, chants.
Reddit, meanwhile, started considering a protest after its users began floating the question.
Glover spoke to The Daily Beast about the protest, the Trayvon Martin case, and the Obama administration.
It felt as if the city was immune to protest—that Washington has professionalized managing dissent.
“We estimate that less than 50 associates participated in the protest nationwide,” Simon added.
His protest is against forms of death; his claim is for life.
And before the trapper could make a protest he had drawn back into the horse shed.
Borne upon by a feeling of something wrong he made a protest.
When, at last, words came, they were a frantic prayer of protest.
Madame, I protest—there is no one, in the whole world—who would do such a thing.'
c.1400, "avowal, pledge, solemn declaration," from Old French protest (Modern French prôtet), from preotester, and directly from Latin protestari "declare publicly, testify, protest," from pro- "forth, before" (see pro-) + testari "testify," from testis "witness" (see testament).
Meaning "statement of disapproval" first recorded 1751; adjectival sense of "expressing of dissent from, or rejection of, prevailing mores" is from 1953, in reference to U.S. civil rights movement. First record of protest march is from 1959.
mid-15c., "to declare or state formally or solemnly," from Old French protester, from Latin protestari "declare publicly, testify, protest" (see protest (n.)). Original sense preserved in to protest one's innocence. Related: Protested; protesting.