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.
I thought the presentation was well done and Naomi does very important work, I just don’t think it’s hard hitting enough out of fear of depressing people. We are living in very serious times.
The Left Forum banned four of five so-called Deep State panels. The speakers refused to be silenced and held a “Left Out Forum” due to a pattern of harassment to shut down free speech
Lee Camp opened his part of the show by saying that he’s going to get into some “issues the country is having” and “for the first 45 minutes of the show we’ll just pair off and hug and cry”.
Artist John Legend told the New School University crowd he “wanted to make it clear what percentage of the Rikers population have not even been convicted of a crime, 80%”.
Photos from the NYC Cannabis rally which began as a parade at West 31st & Broadway in Koreatown to march to Union Square. Hundreds of people participated to legalize the plant.
What it cost for security per day for Melania to sit in Trump Tower costs taxpayers 500k, enough to feed 100k homeless or 1,467 AIDS patients could have meds.
Hundreds turned out yesterday on a warm spring day at Washington Square Park in New York City for the 2017 May Day event.
Yesterday, over 600 cities including New York City marched worldwide and many of these of these satellite marches are signing on to become a permanent part of the March for Science network.