Post Tagged with: "Protest"

News

MDC activists continue to protest inhumane conditions at the jail

A protester holding a sign in front of prison guards at the front of the Metropolitan Detention Center on February 3, 2019. By Opheli García Lawler.   Metropolitan Detention Center is in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It’s right next to the East River, and when it is cold in the city, this area is even colder. But it that hasn’t stopped […]

News

Queens protesters say “no” to Amazon

Queens residents protest Amazon HQ2, a planned new corporate headquarters in Long Island City. Photo by Julia Lee About a hundred Queens residents stood near the proposed location of Amazon’s new headquarters in Long Island City in the pouring rain yesterday and chanted, “Hey hey, ho ho, Amazon has got to go” as they protested multiple aspects of the company’s […]

Audio / News

Protestors Strike Amazon Bookstores

NYC residents marched through the Amazon Bookstore on 34th Street Nov. 26 to protest Amazon’s decision to move one of its new headquarters to Long Island City in Queens.

News

Rage Brought Women Together at Washington Square Park

Hoffenberg said that a year ago, she never would have guessed that she’d be on the ground organizing against a Supreme Court nominee like Kavanaugh

News / Politics

Protesters stand in solidarity against Kavanaugh confirmation

“I am energized.”

News / Politics

Protesters mourn Kavanagh confirmation in Washington Square Park

Voting is the only answer, they said.

News

Protesters march for Botham Shem Jean and against racism

Off duty police officer, Amber Guyger, 26,  shot  Jean on Sept. 6th. The killing has sparked protests nationwide.

Protesters wants bank to stop funding immigration detention centers
News

Protesters wants bank to stop funding immigration detention centers

Guatemalan toddler Mariee Juarez died in a mention center funded by JP Morgan,

Features

Protesting Trump with buttons

“It’s a matter of protesting,” said Rossen. “And what the hell, let’s make a little money, too. Anything to blow off steam.”

News

Trauma and anger fuel some women to fight against Kavanagh’s nomination

The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) reports that every year, nearly 400,000 children and adults are victims of sexual assault. As rampant as the issue is, only a handful – about six in 1,000 – perpetrators are sentenced to prison.