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Activists who are women of color march to fight against the Hyde Amendment

The date Sept. 30 marked 42 years since the passage of the Hyde Amendment, prompting activists who are women of color to march calling for an end to bans on abortion coverage. Activists in 23 states organized 55 events in ...

Weekly protest in Newark honors Colin Kaepernick

Social justice organization the People’s Organization for Progress honored Colin Kaepernick during their weekly Justice Monday rally against police brutality in Newark.

Community leaders rally following white supremacist event at Manhattan park

Hundreds rallied at Fort Tryon Park just three days after a white supremacist group hung an anti-immigrant banner over the weekend.

Delrawn Small family demands firing of officer Wayne Isaacs

Petitions were signed and calls for justice rang out at the New York Police Department Headquarters on the afternoon of July 2.

From South Africa to Bed-Stuy, activists commemorate Soweto Day

The “We Ain’t Going Nowhere!” stop ethnic cleansing of the Black community campaign led by the December 12th Movement took to the streets of Brooklyn Saturday, June 16, in solidarity with the International Day Commemorating the Soweto Uprising.

March for reparations set for June 23 in Newark

The People’s Organization for Progress is hosting the March and Rally for Reparations in Newark Saturday, June 23, at noon

VIDEO: Advocates, elected officials kick off Gun Violence Awareness Month

Violence intervention experts from the NYC Crisis Management System, members of the Gun Violence Awareness Month (GVAM) Coalition and several elected officials held a press conference and rally on the steps of City Hall to kick of Gun Violence Awareness ...

Activists gather around the nation to restart Poor People’s Campaign

May 14, hundreds of activists across the United States gathered in their state capitals to begin the Poor People’s Campaign 50 years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. initiated his movement to fight poverty.

Civil rights activists, prominent leaders rally outside NFL Headquarters, scold league for ‘dangerous’ anthem policy

Civil rights groups and community leaders served up a message of defiance outside NFL headquarters in Midtown Friday.

Bed-Stuy battles against ethnic cleansing

The battle against “ethnic cleansing” is intensifying on the sidewalks of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

Mumia Abu-Jamal supporters rally in Philly

Protesters chanted and marched in Philadelphia on Monday in support of former Black Panther and death-row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal as he seeks to re-appeal his conviction.

Community groups, elected officials rally against Cuomo threats

Last week, community groups and elected officials took to Foley Square in Lower Manhattan to say they’re not going anywhere.

Hundreds of school walkouts planned on Columbine anniversary

Another wave of student walkouts is expected to disrupt classes Friday at hundreds of schools across the U.S. as young activists press for tougher gun laws.

March commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK

Protestors took to the street last Wednesday, April 4, in Harlem to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

Organizations hold rally against CCRB ruling in Newark

Several social justice organizations came together to participate in a rally condemning a judge’s ruling against Newark’s new Civilian Review Board Wednesday.

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