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Marching against gun violence

New York activists will be marching cross the Brooklyn Bridge this weekend to highlight the national problem of people being shot or killed by guns.

Protestors block FDR Drive traffic as officer in Eric Garner death faces NYPD trial

Protestors demanding that the officer accused in Eric Garner’s 2014 chokehold death be fired blocked traffic on the FDR Drive during the rush-hour commute Monday morning.

May means activism

Saturday, May 4, at 4 p.m. the December 12th Movement invites the community to join them during African Liberation Month for a rally demanding lifting the sanctions on Zimbabwe at All Souls Episcopal Church (114th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, ...

Mumia Abu-Jamal: ‘Organize, organize, organize’

There was an overflow crowd of supporters Saturday afternoon at the People’s Forum near Penn Station to hear a panel of speakers on an update on the case of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal.

October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality still going after 23 years

New Yorkers gathered in Foley Square Oct. 22 to protest against police murder, mass incarceration and the criminalization of a generation, a movement started in 1996 by the Revolutionary Communist Party and several other organizations and individuals.

Black Solidarity Day 2018—A day of absence

Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, the Black Solidarity Day Coalition will take to the streets in commemoration of the work of the founder Dr. Carlos Russell.

Activists who are women of color march to fight against the Hyde Amendment

The date Sept. 30 marked 42 years since the passage of the Hyde Amendment, prompting activists who are women of color to march calling for an end to bans on abortion coverage. Activists in 23 states organized 55 events in ...

Weekly protest in Newark honors Colin Kaepernick

Social justice organization the People’s Organization for Progress honored Colin Kaepernick during their weekly Justice Monday rally against police brutality in Newark.

Community leaders rally following white supremacist event at Manhattan park

Hundreds rallied at Fort Tryon Park just three days after a white supremacist group hung an anti-immigrant banner over the weekend.

Delrawn Small family demands firing of officer Wayne Isaacs

Petitions were signed and calls for justice rang out at the New York Police Department Headquarters on the afternoon of July 2.

From South Africa to Bed-Stuy, activists commemorate Soweto Day

The “We Ain’t Going Nowhere!” stop ethnic cleansing of the Black community campaign led by the December 12th Movement took to the streets of Brooklyn Saturday, June 16, in solidarity with the International Day Commemorating the Soweto Uprising.

March for reparations set for June 23 in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress is hosting the March and Rally for Reparations in Newark Saturday, June 23, at noon

VIDEO: Advocates, elected officials kick off Gun Violence Awareness Month

Violence intervention experts from the NYC Crisis Management System, members of the Gun Violence Awareness Month (GVAM) Coalition and several elected officials held a press conference and rally on the steps of City Hall to kick of Gun Violence Awareness ...

Activists gather around the nation to restart Poor People’s Campaign

May 14, hundreds of activists across the United States gathered in their state capitals to begin the Poor People’s Campaign 50 years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. initiated his movement to fight poverty.

Civil rights activists, prominent leaders rally outside NFL Headquarters, scold league for ‘dangerous’ anthem policy

Civil rights groups and community leaders served up a message of defiance outside NFL headquarters in Midtown Friday.

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