Pro-Choice activists protest cathedral that holds “anti-abortion mass”
The first Saturday of every month, the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral holds a Witness for Life mass that is followed by a procession to the clinic.
Puerto Ricans rally for the island’s independence
For the activists in the march, the route to the island’s decolonization is through independence as opposed to statehood. They also demanded the cancellation of Puerto Rico’s over $70 billion national debt.
An interfaith gathering before the climate march
Students decided to skip class to make a clear statement about climate change. They felt the responsibility of fighting for the world that would be passed onto future generations
Thousands rally against racial injustice
Under the banner of “racial justice,” demonstrators drew connections between the struggles faced by people of color locally in New York City and the actions of the federal government, especially those of the last week.
Dozens march against gun violence
City officials, residents, chaplains, community outreach organizations, and residents of all races, walked a mile, praying and chanting to Ebbets Field.
Occupy Wall Street hit the affluent Upper East Side
The march had a specific purpose; to modify the tax code that the protestors maintained benefitted the rich.