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PHOTOS: NYC joins national protests

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota police, New Yorkers were among the hundreds of thousands who took to the streets in outrage.

Human rights implications triggers nationwide protests

Chants of “no justice, no peace” and “prosecute the police,” continue from protesters across the United States.

Protest march held in Newark for Ahmaud Arbery

The activist group People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) held a protest in Newark at the Lincoln Monument in response to the shooting death of the unarmed 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, GA

Coronavirus alert: NYers rally vs. U.S. sanctions which escalate global health crisis

On Wed., March 11, human rights groups gathered in front of the Trump building on Wall Street and charged Pres. Trump and Big Pharma with a criminal policy that threatens the world.

Activist mark five years since police killing of Jerame Reid

On Monday, Dec. 30, the People’s Organization for Progress’ (P.O.P.) weekly Justice Monday protest against police brutality commemorated police killing of Jerame Reid.

Protest over policing of NYC subways shuts station in Harlem

A protest over the policing of New York City’s subways briefly shut down a busy Harlem subway station during rush hour, and news stations say multiple people have been arrested in the fluid demonstration.

Harlem hosts fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil

Harlem held its fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

Protest held for assaulted Black teen, Benjamin Marshall

A march and news conference was held in front of the 84th Precinct this past Nov. 4. Advocates protested and marched from Brooklyn’s Jay Street–MetroTech subway station to the 84th Precinct to demand the termination of the NYPD police officer ...

Activists unite for ‘Day of Outrage’

With stories of police violence littering the media landscape, activists and victim’s families have had enough.

‘Day of Outrage’ protests call attention to police brutality

Communities across the nation mobilizing today to demand justice for African-American men and women who lost their lives during encounters with law enforcement.

‘Trump/Pence Must Go!’ echoed on the streets of Manhattan

Hundreds of protesters assembled at Union Square Saturday, Oct. 19, and then marched peacefully to Trump Tower under banners emblazoned with “Trump/Pence Out Now.”

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.

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