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Protesting NYC and helpful NYC

As New York City’s school year was set to start, area educators demonstrated against the muddled back-to-school/hybrid/remote education policy of Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza

Reparations rally held in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) participated in the National Reparations Day Rally on Saturday, Aug. 15, near the corner of Broad and Market Streets in Newark.

Advocates rally to demand housing justice for the formerly incarcerated

Formerly incarcerated leaders, advocacy organizations and elected officials held a rally organized by Community Alternatives outside of the Manhattan Detention Center demanding housing justice for formerly incarcerated New Yorkers.

Bronx residents hit the streets to protest against police violence

As protests around the city over the police killing of George Floyd continue, hundreds of demonstrators made their way down the Grand Concourse in the Bronx on Sunday, June 7, for the “We All We Got, We All We Need” ...

Protesters in Harlem rally, march against 'stolen lives and looted dreams'

Hundreds of people gathered in Harlem Saturday for a peaceful rally and march against police brutality.

PHOTOS: NYC joins national protests

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota police, New Yorkers were among the hundreds of thousands who took to the streets in outrage.

Human rights implications triggers nationwide protests

Chants of “no justice, no peace” and “prosecute the police,” continue from protesters across the United States.

Protest march held in Newark for Ahmaud Arbery

The activist group People’s Organization for Progress (P.O.P.) held a protest in Newark at the Lincoln Monument in response to the shooting death of the unarmed 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, GA

Coronavirus alert: NYers rally vs. U.S. sanctions which escalate global health crisis

On Wed., March 11, human rights groups gathered in front of the Trump building on Wall Street and charged Pres. Trump and Big Pharma with a criminal policy that threatens the world.

Activist mark five years since police killing of Jerame Reid

On Monday, Dec. 30, the People’s Organization for Progress’ (P.O.P.) weekly Justice Monday protest against police brutality commemorated police killing of Jerame Reid.

Protest over policing of NYC subways shuts station in Harlem

A protest over the policing of New York City’s subways briefly shut down a busy Harlem subway station during rush hour, and news stations say multiple people have been arrested in the fluid demonstration.

Harlem hosts fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil

Harlem held its fourth annual Heal the Land Prayer Walk Vigil on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

Protest held for assaulted Black teen, Benjamin Marshall

A march and news conference was held in front of the 84th Precinct this past Nov. 4. Advocates protested and marched from Brooklyn’s Jay Street–MetroTech subway station to the 84th Precinct to demand the termination of the NYPD police officer ...

Activists unite for ‘Day of Outrage’

With stories of police violence littering the media landscape, activists and victim’s families have had enough.

‘Day of Outrage’ protests call attention to police brutality

Communities across the nation mobilizing today to demand justice for African-American men and women who lost their lives during encounters with law enforcement.

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