Stop-and-frisk incidents have fallen dramatically while crime in New Stop & FriskYork City remains at record lows, according to data analysis released by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU).
Ed Sanders performs his song-poem Yiddish-Speaking Socialists of the Lower East Side at the Sidewalk Cafe, New York City, part of David Kirschenbaum’s Boog City 8 Poetry & Music Festival, on Poets’ Theater Night, August 3, 2014.
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Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been found guilty of assaulting a New York City police officer in a trial that critics say should have been about the police assaulting her.
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We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed […]
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We are running a contest to give away one pair of tickets to the 7:00pm show at BB King Blues Club in New York City on March 5, 2013. Post in the comments section below your favorite Sweet Honey in the Rock song, and why.
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John Lennon’s Imagine will resonate through Times Square and Occupy on New Years Eve.
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tell us about your choice of (or whether or not you’ll vote for) president
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It is 10:39 pm Wednesday evening. There are big crowds, many people with suitcases, at Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park. Occupy Guitarmy has arrived on their trek from Philadelphia to NYC. Around 6pm, the police made a sweep with arrests. It seems like there were two arrests, and one person, Mary, who was injured, maybe in the […]