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Charter School Students Prepare To Rally Over Mayor’s Scrapped Plans

Pupils were preparing this weekend to rally in Albany, after Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement this week to deny space to some charter schools.

03/01/2014

Chinese residents hold balloons as they take part in an AIDS awareness program to mark the World AIDS Day in southwest China's municipality of Chongqing on December 1, 2011. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Activists Gather In Times Square For World AIDS Day

A throng of activists rallied in Times Square Sunday to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day.

12/01/2013

Participants prepare to release balloons while standing next to a sea of candles at the conclusion of a march to mourn the victims of AIDS on November 30, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Activists To Rally In Times Square For World AIDS Day

Dozens of activists were set to rally in Times Square Sunday to commemorate the 25th World AIDS Day.

11/30/2013

Residents and community activists hold a rally in Brooklyn against knockout assaults. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Residents Hold Rally Calling For End To ‘Knockout Game’ Assaults

Brooklyn residents are taking a stand against the so-called “knockout game,” a violent trend in which youths sucker-punch unsuspecting strangers for kicks.

11/29/2013

Pine Bush Rally

Pine Bush Residents Rally In Protest After Anti-Semitic Bullying Allegations

Neighbors rallied in the Orange County municipality of Pine Bush Sunday night, saying the good name of their town has been besmirched following reports of anti-Semitic bullying at an area school.

11/10/2013

Missing person flyer for Avonte Oquendo is seen at the Times Square subway station on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 (credit: CBSNewYork)

Avonte Oquendo’s Family Rallies With Rev. Al Sharpton For Extensive Search

The family of Avonte Oquendo, the autistic teen who has been missing for more than two weeks, appealed to the public to help find the boy at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network Saturday.

10/19/2013

Charter school teachers, kids and parents gather in Cadman Plaza for rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Thousands Rally In Support Of Charter Schools In NYC

About 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.

10/08/2013

Assemblyman David Weprin (credit: Flickr/David Weprin)

Assemblyman Weprin Leads Rally Against Bias Attacks Targeting Sikhs

In the wake of a suspected bias attack on a Columbia University professor earlier this month, state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) joined members of the Sikh Cultural Society Sunday in a rally against hate crimes.

09/29/2013

Kyam Livingston Rally

Family Calls For Answers About Woman’s Death In Police Custody

Family members rallied in Brooklyn Saturday on behalf of a woman who died in police custody, claiming that police ignored her please for medical attention until it was too late.

09/21/2013

Antiq Hennis Shooting Suspects

Brownsville Residents Rally Against Violence In Wake Of Toddler’s Slaying

As police held two suspects in the shooting that killed a toddler in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a crowd rallied in the neighborhood to stop the violence Sunday.

09/08/2013

People rally against the close of the Long Island College Hospital on Friday. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

LICH Closure Approved; Restraining Order Could Buy Time

A restraining order obtained on Friday means that the hospital will remain open for the time being.

07/19/2013

Signs posted outside Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, July 18, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Doctors, Lawmakers Rally To Try To Save Long Island College Hospital

Doctors said they’ve been told not to make any new admissions.

07/18/2013

Cristiana Verro browses for guns on sale at the National Armory gun store in Pompano Beach, Florida - April 11, 2013 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crowd Rallies Against New York’s Gun Control Law Outside State Capitol

While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district attorney, protesters sang “God Bless America” and held signs for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

06/11/2013

Ramarley Graham (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Teen’s Mother Demands New Charges Against Officer Who Killed Him

The mother of Ramarley Graham – the unarmed 18-year-old boy who was shot and killed by an NYPD officer – held a rally Wednesday demanding new charges against the officer who fired the shots.

06/05/2013

Jersey City Immigration Reform Rally

Crowd Of Thousands Gathers In Jersey City To Call For Immigration Reform

A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.

04/06/2013

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