Posts Tagged: new york

Prisoner rights activist charged with felony for exposing conditions at Nassau Co. jail

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Activist arrested for non-violent political theater action.

Rally targets Harlem police for brutality

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On Aug. 5, PSL members stood on the steps of the 32nd Precinct of the New York City Police Department to protest their harassment of local Harlem yout...

In the Bronx: Racist doctor must go!

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Demonstrators gathered in front of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx on July 30 to call for the firing of an openly white supremacist medical doc...

‘Where Jason lives’: Shocking conditions at NY prison show the prisons are the crime

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I organize formerly incarcerated people in New York State. I have heard many stories and talked to many people.

Queens Pride: Immigrant, LGBTQ communities join in solidarity

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"I march to celebrate the legacy of revolutionaries like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera who ignited our movement and led the way for our struggle...

‘It was like they did a hit’: Brooklyn enraged after cops kill Saheed Vassell

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Sister of unarmed man shot by police: ‘Everyone knew Saheed. The police knew him.’

New York City protest: Justice for Stephon Clark!

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The size of the crowd and the militancy of the youth eclipsed the crowd control tactics of the New York Police Department.

Students fight back against gun profiteers

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Gun companies make billions off the deaths they cause in the U.S. and in wars abroad without ever being held accountable.

Struggle forces NYC to take down racist Sims statue, pedestal remains

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Sims, hailed as "father of modern gynecology," conducted torturous, non-consensual surgical experiments on un-anaesthetized Black women.

Brooklyn’s immigrants tell Trump: ‘Haitians stand up, never give up!’

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The protest against Trump’s bigotry highlighted the devastation U.S. imperialism has caused in the Caribbean, Central America and beyond.