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Demonstrations held at stores on Black Friday call for justice for Eric Garner

The Justice Now! Coalition held its first action of the weekend, the “Economic Shutdown 2.0” on Black Friday.

Anti-Trump protests move through fifth day

Protesters hit the streets Sunday over the election of Donald Trump, marking the fifth day of demonstrations in cities such as New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Protesters target Trump buildings in massive street rallies

For many Americans across the country, Donald Trump's victory is an outcome they simply refuse to accept.

Civil rights warriors Tom Hayden and Jack Greenberg pass

If in these pages we can praise Bob Dylan for his artistic commitment to African-American life and struggle, then certainly some space should be set aside for Tom Hayden and Jack Greenberg, both of whom recently passed on to the ...

Age and activism: A discussion panel reframes aging

Growing old comes with its stigmas.

Protestors refuse to gloss over Bratton’s legacy

“Working together in partnership in our neighborhood-based policing initiatives, they are forging the way forward in crime fighting and collaboration,” wrote former New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in his resignation letter addressed to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Protest commemorates one year since death of Sandra Bland

A protest is taking place in Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 13 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the death of Sandra Bland, a Black woman who suspiciously died while in jail in Texas in 2015.

Thousands in NYC protest fatal police shootings; at least 40 arrested

At least 40 were arrested in Times Square Thursday while protesting the police-related shootings of two black men this week, police said.

Jail Ain’t No Good Walkathon stirs community

Early in the afternoon Saturday, April 24, men, women and children began a march down Fredrick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, chanting and singing the phrase “Jail ain’t no good!” accompanied by a small police escort.

Mom of slain teen rallies at Gracie Mansion

Four years after her unarmed son, Ramarley Graham, was gunned down in his grandmother’s bathroom for allegedly having a gun, Constance Malcolm took her fight for justice to Gracie Mansion Sunday, calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire the ...

Abu-Jamal supporters defy rain and police harassment to march for his birthday

Supporters for Mumia Abu-Jamal were not going to let little things like rain and police harassment stop them from marching for the besieged revolutionary journalist as he fights for his life and endures the ravaging affects of the onset of ...

Ramarley Graham supporters urge de Blasio to fire killer cops

Tuesday afternoon, April 12—what would have been Ramarley Graham’s 23rd birthday—a diverse assortment of activists displayed the power of the people by converging on City Hall to deliver a petition supported by approximately 60,000 signatures to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ...

Write in ‘Reparations Now’ for president

The Great Debate in Harlem on the 2016 presidential election held at The Center of Law and Culture at Columbia Law School last week proved to be a provocative and probing community discourse.

March 4 Justice for the Wrongfully Incarcerated plan to march to Albany in May

Saturday, March 19, organizers of the March 4 Justice for the Wrongfully Incarcerated held their weekly planning session in preparation for the walk to Albany, N.Y., at the office of Assemblyman Keith Wright

Rev. Al Sharpton receives award from family of Nelson Mandela

National Action Network founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton received The Mandela Legacy’s “Hope, Success & Empowerment Award” at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, Canada.

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