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01.13.15 Rhett Jones

For more than a month, protestors held die-in demonstrations nightly at Grand Central Terminal to bring awareness to the choke hold death of Eric Garner — among other police brutality cases — but then the MTA announced a ban on the practice. After a brief hiatus, demonstrators returned to the bustling transit hub Monday night […]

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09.23.14 Amy K. Nelson

It was just following the lunch rush in downtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon when the NYPD took a young blonde woman out of the crowd to question her. They saw her possibly illegally entering buildings that surrounded the #FloodWallStreet protest — in which 1,000-plus people shut down blocks of Broadway in the heart of the […]

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09.04.14 Amy K. Nelson

It was just before dusk in Central Park on Wednesday night when a woman supporting the horse carriage industry began filming animal rights protestors with her video camera. “You’re vile. You’re vile. She’s vile. She’s vile,” the redheaded woman yelled at specific protestors while she filmed them. “Oh, and it’s a PETA hostess!” The barbs […]

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07.06.12 Joshua Rivera

The fences went up around Chase Manhattan Plaza almost as soon as Occupy Wall Street was underway. Ever since then, The New York Times reports, JPMorgan Chase has never issued a statement regarding the closure, but many believe the fences were put there to keep protestors out. Now, a lawsuit between construction consultant Richard Nagan […]

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12.27.10 Marina Galperina

There are different viewpoints on what happened on Dec. 18th at NYC’s Gagosian Gallery when a group of protesters crashed a Anselm Kiefer exhibit wearing t-shirts with the Passover prayer line “Next Year in Jerusalem” in English, Hebrew and Arabic. There were four of them left when they were asked to leave. Then, it got […]

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