A crowd of around 40 or so gathered at Union Square park on Thursday with Noche Diaz of the NYC Revolution Club speaking about the public being passive.
A coalition representing dozens of grassroots groups and labor organizations organized a number of actions in support of labor campaigns, migrant rights, Sanctuary Campus campaigns, and others.
Props of bloody coat hangers were handed out at Columbus Circle illustrating what many women went through when dealing with an unwanted pregnancy before safe, legal abortions.
The Standing Rock rally was held at 1:00 pm, then we marched at 2:00. The march began in front of the New York Public Library and went to Trump Tower and beyond.
“This was turned over to the civil rights division. These are the people who were supposed to have looked at this case”, said Nicholas Heyward Sr.
Tens of thousands were protesting in NYC and in cities around the U.S. yesterday on the President’s Day holiday against Trump on issues including immigration, climate change.
I recently joined a day of solidarity in support of equality and tolerance, supporting American Muslims. There is no greater time than now to stand up for our Muslim brothers and sisters.
This Tuesday, women and men throughout the US and in 200 countries worldwide came together for the RISE to end violence against all women and girls as part of Valentine’s Day.
We hand-delivered more than 160 pages of petition signatures, telling the Comptroller to protect the environment and New Yorkers and drop fossil fuel investments from the City’s more than $170 billion portfolio.
From an Electoral College built to preserve slavery to broken voting machines foisted on low-income communities of color, the way we count and handle our votes perpetuates racism and oppression.