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.
New 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.
It was a sad and disappointing day for some major donors to Rutgers University Friday, after athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned in the wake of the Mike Rice player abuse scandal.
Residents of the Jamaica section of Queens erupted in protest late Friday, after police arrested two men following an alleged drug deal.
A smoothing over of some cobblestone streets has some preservationists ready to rumble.
Protesters took to the streets Sunday — a day after the funeral for Kimani Gray, the 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police in Brooklyn earlier this month.
A relative of a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police last weekend in Brooklyn was arrested at a protest Wednesday evening.
Vocal critics said the gun control measure infringes on their right to bear arms and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators for passing the law.
Thousands of striking school bus drivers and their supporters held a protest Sunday, calling Mayor Michael Bloomberg “heartless” as the city prepares to open competitive bidding for new contracts.
Families rallied in support of a Catholic school in the Bronx Monday, the day before Archdiocese of New York was set to vote on whether to close it.
Outrage has been the common response following an announcement on Twitter that the Westboro Baptist Church would be picketing at Sandy Hook Elementary school, where a gunman left twenty children and six adults dead on Friday.
Students who seized Cooper Union University’s clock tower on Monday afternoon said they won’t come out until their demands are met.
It was a bumpy Black Friday for Walmart. Across the country, hundreds of Walmart workers walked off the job on the busiest shopping day of the year.
LIPA also had a change of heart about the inspection they told residents would have to undergo before they could get power, but the big move was not enough to end the outrage.
Three women who were arrested in a protest supporting the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have launched an attempt to overturn a New York state law forbidding wearing masks in public.
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