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.
I recently took part in the ‘You Can’t Deport a Movement’ action against the deportation of immigrants. The event was organized to support the cause of NYC immigrant rights leader Ravi Ragbir who the government is looking to deport.
I sat down in person with Dr. Harriet Fraad on Tuesday to discuss the pathologizing of conditions like depression that author and journalist Johann Hari recently illustrated in his new book ‘Lost Connections’
A group from “World Can’t Wait, Witness Against Torture” and the ACLU came to the main area of Grand Central Station in NYC on Thursday to say a loud “NO!” to Trump’s plan to keep Guantanamo open.
Protests outside Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer’s office in New York City today were calling for an end to American support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen under the rally slogan “Yemen Can’t Wait!”
An estimated half-million people turned out to the protest to support women’s rights, reproductive rights, Black Lives Matter, Children’s Rights, to impeach and arrest Donald Trump and much more.
Organizers lead a few hundred demonstrators of mostly Haitian descent in chants like, “No Justice, No Peace” and “Impeach, Donald Trump”, in call and response fashion as they marched from Brooklyn to Manhattan’s Trump building.
Blackout for Human Rights hosted its 3rd Annual “MLK Now”, a free event celebrating the words and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and I was there to take pictures.
As the services concluded Michael Brown Sr., the father of Michael Brown, the teenager who was shot and killed by the police in Ferguson, Mo. in 2014, came on stage and embraced Eric Garner’s widow Esaw Garner.