Thousands of people turned out in New York City to March for Our Lives in solidarity with the students from Parkland, Florida and others who know someone killed by gun violence yesterday, meeting near 72nd Street and Central Park West.
Fifty or so peace activists came out early this cold morning on the steps of City Hall to tell Mayor Bill Di Blasio and institutions like Harvard University and MIT, where the Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud will be visiting, not to meet with a war criminal.
Participants were marching from the NYC Public Library at 42nd Street and arriving at the U.S. military recruiting station in order to remind people of the millions slaughtered in Iraq in an ongoing, illegal and endless war.
At least 100 demonstrators turned out today in Manhattan’s Foley Square amid bright sun and cold temperatures to rally for the introduction of at least 14 days of early voting. New York is one of the 11 states that do not offer any early voting.
In a new interview published a few days ago, famous investigative journalist Seymour Hersh spends some time recalling the My Lai massacre of civilians in Vietnam he first reported on 50 years ago.
I was there taking photographs and doing interviews as New York State Senator Jesse Hamilton joined in a march supporting a new Black History Class bill that would make teaching black history mandatory in schools in New York State.
The Working Families Party organized on Sunday, March 4, in Brooklyn to visit a preplanned speech by New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to hand her a petition in support of the desperate nation of Yemen.
A crowd of around 50 people or so who came out March 1st to Union Square in NYC to bring more awareness to the plight of immigrants and the brutality of ICE, the national immigration enforcement service.
There was a packed house at the historic Riverside Church last night where Michelle Alexander and Naomi Klein participated in a conversation about the incompatibility between Capitalism, the Climate and Justice.
Demonstrators at this event were protesting the latest allegations of the corruption of Joseph Percoco, one of the two of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s closest aids, and payoffs tied to Cuomo’s upstate nefarious dealings.