Newark students walked out of school Friday and crowded city streets, to protest the public school administration.
The Queens-Midtown Tunnel was briefly shut down by protesters marching and carrying banners, in conjunction with Malcolm X Day.
Hundreds of union members crowded the road and walkways at the New Jersey Statehouse Tuesday, protesting Gov. Chris Christie’s funding reductions to public pensions.
Four schools were put on lockdown in Westport, Connecticut Tuesday, amid concerns that two men protesting an Israeli Defense Force talk inside a temple might have been carrying a gun.
The rally will take place at 3:30 p.m. and be followed by a march to Foley Square at 5:30 p.m.
Some activists and elected officials are criticizing the NYPD’s handling of protests over the death of a Baltimore man critically injured in police custody.
A group that supports the protesters in Baltimore gathered in Union Square Wednesday and shut down the outbound Holland Tunnel and several other city streets as they marched.
Demonstrators and police officers clashed on the streets of Brooklyn Tuesday night in Lower Manhattan, in a protest against alleged acts of police brutality throughout the country.
Ardent protests erupted Friday against the latest attempt to put tolls on the free East River bridges as part of a congestion pricing plan.
The protesters are demanding $15 an hour and union representation.
Protesters want Skelos to stop letting multi-million-dollar condos, like those at the One57 building in Manhattan, get out of paying most real estate taxes while Long Islanders pay double or triple the amount.
A 72 hour-sit in at the office of Newark schools Superintendent Cami Anderson came to an end on Friday, after demands for the superintendent to meet with students were met.
A group of Newark students continues to sit in at the school district’s offices and say they will stay until the superintendent meets with them or resigns.
Students are staging a sit in at the Newark school district offices in protest of the superintendent’s leadership.
U.S. senators can bring any VIP guest they want to the State of the Union address, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) chose a New York City college student who made headlines with an eye-opening demonstration.