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Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

12 Arrested In Anti-Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.

04/22/2013

Michelle Shocked

Michelle Shocked, Headliner At OWS Concert Last Year, Denounced For Anti-Gay Remarks

Singer Michelle Shocked has been denounced in New York and elsewhere in the country after going on an anti-gay tirade at a West Coast concert.

03/19/2013

A protester is arrested during the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Close To 200 Arrested As OWS Marks 1-Year Anniversary With Marches, Rallies

“Occupy is a different kind of movement because we’re not trying to work within the political system,” said demonstrator Emily Reynolds. “We’re trying to build people power and we’re trying to push from the outside.”

09/17/2012

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Occupy Wall Street Holding Demonstrations, Concerts Ahead Of One-Year Anniversary

Organizers said Sunday’s events focus on people power and the use of culturally creative tactics to build the movement.

09/16/2012

The zip line above Foley Square (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Summer Streets Provides New Yorkers With Unique Experiences

The zip line was one of the most popular activities in the fifth annual Summer Streets, which consisted of seven miles of car-free streets.

08/04/2012

Zip Line (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Summer Streets To Include Zip Line At Foley Square

At the southern end of this year’s Summer Streets festivities will be a high-flying attraction, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/13/2012

One of many "war on women" protests around the country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Protestors Take New York By Storm In Fight Against ‘War On Women’

Hundreds of protesters marched in New York City against what they say are setbacks to equal rights and reproductive rights for women. The march against the “war on women” was one of dozens around the country.

04/29/2012

Community activists and over 200 members of the Occupy Wall Street movement march in the impoverished community of East New York to draw attention to foreclosed homes in the community on December 6, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYU To Offer Classes On Occupy Movement; OWS Protesters Take On ‘Law & Order’

New York University says it plans to offer two classes next semester on Occupy Wall Street through the school’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.

12/09/2011

New York Police Department officers push back people as demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' mark the two month anniversary of the protest November 17, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD: 250 Arrests Made, 7 Officers Hurt During Occupy Wall Street ‘Day Of Action’

More than 100 people have been arrested and there’s been some pushing and shoving between Occupy Wall Street protesters who launched their “Day of Action” this morning in lower Manhattan.

11/17/2011

Protesters celebrate after re-entering Zuccotti Park on November 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

OWS Protesters Calling For 3-Course Meal Of Demonstrations Thursday Throughout NYC

It’s not over yet. In fact, it may be just beginning. New York City leaders are warning that thousands of protesters could converge on Manhattan on Thursday. The NYPD is now getting ready for the next stage of “Occupy Wall Street” protests.

11/16/2011

Occupy Wall Street protesters gather at Duarte Square - New York, NY - Nov 15, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police Make Arrests At Duarte Square Following Eviction Of Occupy Wall Street From Zuccotti Park

“This movement can’t be contained in one square block in lower Manhattan. It is bigger than that. You can’t evict an idea whose time had come,” read a message posted on the Occupy Wall Street website.

11/15/2011

FILE - Joan Baez performs during a concert on April 06, 2011 (Photo credit: ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Singer Joan Baez To Perform At Occupy Wall Street Rally In Foley Square

The 1960s protest singer is the third performer to put on a show for protesters this week.

11/11/2011

A memorial wall near Ground Zero is filled with written homages to those that died in the attack of Sept. 11, 2001. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Story Corps Helps Preserve Voices On 9/11 Memories

The Story Corps project gives strangers a place to share and connect through quick audio clips recorded in booths around New York City.

09/01/2011