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Only fans in 'Formation' at planned anti-Beyonce rally

It was either the protest that never was or the one that folks decided they no longer cared about.

City Hall: 'We want accountability from cops and de Blasio'

Activists urge Mayor de Blasio to stand up against wrongdoing, four years after NYPD officers shot and killed Ramarley Graham.

Family, supporters mark four years since Ramarley Graham police shooting

Family members and supporters are marking four years since the fatal police shooting of Ramarley Graham.

Youth demand justice for police killing of Ramarley Graham

Dozens of youth and student organizations from across New York City convened outside of the office of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for a speakout on Tuesday to demand justice in the police killing of Ramarley Graham.

Protestors take over Brooklyn Bridge after cops cleared in Tamir Rice’s murder

Withstanding freezing hail Monday evening, several dozen activists, led by the #NYCRiseUp4Tamir Coalition, rallied at lower Manhattan’s Washington Square Park after the announcement that a Cleveland grand jury declined to indict the cops involved in the fatal shooting of 12-years-young ...

Family and activists mark one year since Jerame Reid shooting

Dec. 30 marks one year since the police shooting death of Jerame Reid in New Jersey. Civil rights activists and other groups rallied Monday, calling for federal intervention in the case.

Activists urge Christmas boycott in response to police terrorism

“No justice for us, no profit for you!” and “They won’t stop, we don’t shop!” several dozen activists rhythmically chanted from the northeast corner of Harlem’s African Square (125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard) over the weekend as ...

POP calling for international day of action on Martin Luther King’s birthday

The People’s Organization for Progress is calling for an international day of action in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Activists want DOE to investigate Success Academies, Moskowitz

It may have been raining in New York City last Thursday, but educational activists at 32 Old Slip in lower Manhattan were determined to shine anyway.

Black women take the lead in Black Friday boycott

The “Real Black Friday—No Christmas Shopping Campaign” took to the streets last Friday with the Harriett Tubman–Fannie Lou Hamer Collective of Black women in Brooklyn.

Families of victims of police brutality meet with feds

Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s office met with the families of Kashad Ashford and Abdul Kamal, two families victimized by police brutality.

Family of Mohamad Bah petitions DOJ for justice

Wednesday, the mothers of Eric Garner and Ramarley Graham stood beside Hawa Bah, whose son Mohamed Bah was killed by the NYPD in 2012.

Sisters Building Sisters to hold anti-domestic violence rally in East New York

To highlight this horrible reality, Saturday, Oct. 3 at noon, Sisters Building Sisters in Brooklyn will be spearheading our second annual Walk to End Domestic Violence in East New York and Abroad.

People’s Organization for Progress demands justice for NJ police shooting victims

Recent rallies held in New Jersey by the justice organization People’s Organization for Progress are demanding justice for several unarmed Black men who have been killed by police.

Homeless people protest Mayor de Blasio 'attack'

Homeless people and their allies rallied on 125th Street Wednesday, demanding an end to rampant violations of the rights of homeless people by the NYPD under Mayor Bill de Blasio.