Activists Call For Marijuana Legalization In New JerseySeveral speakers urged the crowd to push state and federal lawmakers to legalize or decriminalize marijuana.
Activists To Rally In Times Square For World AIDS DayDozens of activists were set to rally in Times Square Sunday to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day.
Self-Defense Classes Aimed At Empowering Members Of LGBT Community In Wake Of Violent CrimesMembers of the city's LGBT community attended a self-defense training workshop on Saturday night, under the rallying cry 'we're not going back in the closet'.
Heavy Police Presence At Mainly Peaceful NYC May Day DemonstrationThousands of activists armed with flags, puppets and cow bells took to the city's streets on Wednesday to rally for immigration reform and labor rights as part of worldwide May Day protests.
Activists, Assemblywoman Protest Over Domino's Pizza Labor PracticesNew York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenathal (D-Manhattan) joined activists Saturday in protesting what they called abusive labor practices of Domino’s Pizza in New York City.
Rallies Take Place In Hempstead, Hartford In Support Of Trayvon MartinActivists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.
Occupy Wall Street Protesters Call For ReoccupationMeanwhile, the protesters, who have not been allowed to spend the night at Zuccotti since Nov. 15, pressed for access to an alternative space owned by Trinity Church.
Outbursts Follow Anti-Bias Protest On S.I.A shouting match broke out on the steps of a Port Richmond Church amid a march against violence involving Hispanic immigrants.