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12.10.14 Prachi Gupta

For one group of New York students, a peaceful show of solidarity with Eric Garner turned into an important act of civil disobedience after the Department of Education banned a march planned on Tuesday. DNAinfo reports that students and faculty at the East Side Community High School had organized a march during school hours, to […]

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12.03.14 Prachi Gupta

While many Americans tuned into watch the annual tree lighting at Rockefeller Center, just blocks away, demonstrators marched through the streets of New York to protest a Staten Island jury’s decision not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner. The protesters demanded justice not just for Garner, who died as […]

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09.22.14 Rhett Jones

Yesterday’s march was the single largest environmental rally in history, with Metro reporting estimated attendance of 310,000 and people traveling from all around the world to participate. The United Nations Climate Summit will take place on September 23rd. During the march, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared “Climate Week.” He was joined at the rally by several politicians and celebrities, including U.N. Secretary Ban Ki-moon, […]

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05.01.12 Joseph Schulhoff

Today was the Occupy movement’s spring revival known as “May Day.” Starting as early as 9AM, protestors marched in different groups around Midtown, regrouped at Bryant Park, and then went on to converge with even more demonstrators at Union Square. Watch as the masses take Fifth Avenue and a police officer wields his authority on […]

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04.01.11 Marina Galperina

Yesterday’s Strategy-31 protest march, Russia’s monthly “unsanctioned” public assembly in support of Russians’ Constitutional right to public assembly ended in arrests – a record 150 in Moscow! – and police beatings. […]

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12.15.10 Marina Galperina

Earlier this month, Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery director Martin Sullivan sheepishly and wrongly censored the video art A Fire in My Belly because it was “misunderstood” by GOP bullies John Boehner and Eric Cantor, who turned 11 seconds of a AIDS-metaphor-infused ant-covered crucifix into How the Gays Stole Christmas. This Sunday Dec. 19 at 1pm, […]

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