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.
Another protester has been arrested in the attack of two NYPD lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge.
About 200 people gathered Saturday to protest the November shooting of an unarmed Brooklyn man by a police officer in a public housing building in Brooklyn.
A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.
Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.
Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park for a 2 p.m. march to One Police Plaza outside the NYPD headquarters.
Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, the Urban League and the NAACP are sponsoring the demonstration.
The daughter of Eric Garner led a protest Thursday at the very site where her father died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police this past summer.
Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision rallied outside City Hall Wednesday, demanding action against what they called brutality and racial disparities in policing.