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Protestors remember Hurricane Sandy and demand climate action
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Protestors remember Hurricane Sandy and demand climate action

Hurricane Sandy victims mark 5 year anniversary with rally for climate justice
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Hurricane Sandy victims mark 5 year anniversary with rally for climate justice

Sandy victims and others marched for climate change on the 5th anniversary of the hurricane which, claimed 117 lives and caused $75 million in damages.

Hurricane Sandy anniversary remembered with protests
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Hurricane Sandy anniversary remembered with protests

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, New Yorkers take to the streets to protest climate change.

Protesters rally against statue celebrating gynecologist who experimented on slaves
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Protesters rally against statue celebrating gynecologist who experimented on slaves

The 5th Avenue statue on J.Marion Sims celebrates a man who tortured slave women with gynecological experiments, protestors say.

“Muslim Ban” and bigotry unite protestors
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“Muslim Ban” and bigotry unite protestors

For some, the ban is a reflection of the tendency to attach Muslims to the stigma of terrorism. For others, national security prevails over human rights.  

Rabbis Rally for Immigrants
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Rabbis Rally for Immigrants

The protest took place on the start of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot which symbolizes vulnerability.

Frustrations grow over “slow” response to Hurricane Maria
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Frustrations grow over “slow” response to Hurricane Maria

The fractured commonwealth’s economy is estimated to have pay between $30 billion to $95 billion in damages associated with Hurricane Maria.

NYC Puerto Ricans protest to get help for victims of Hurricane Maria
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NYC Puerto Ricans protest to get help for victims of Hurricane Maria

Protestors marching for Puerto Rico outside of the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building yesterday. Photo  by Monay Robinson Protesters gathered outside the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building yesterday to express their anger over the U.S. government’s slow response in aiding Puerto Rican victims of Hurricane Maria. Red, white and blue Puerto Rican flags were waved along with signs that read “No […]

Public housing at risk under proposed budget cuts
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Public housing at risk under proposed budget cuts

A rally gave advocates and tenants a voice.

A Peaceful Resistance Amid a Sea of Strife
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A Peaceful Resistance Amid a Sea of Strife

The Chinese government outlawed the practice of Falun Gong to “protect human rights and the interests of the public,” according to the Chinese Embassy’s website.