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People of all ages marching together from Times Square to Washington Square Park during a Refuse Fascism protest on Nov. 4, 2017. | Karen Savage

Scenes from a New York Protest

NEW YORK — Protesters from across New York City called for an end to the Trump presidency early in November. They rallied in Times Square, then marched through the streets of Manhattan before ending with a second rally in Washington Square Park. Similar events were held across the country. Here are moments in time from […]

Activists gathered outside Brooklyn, New York’s Borough Hall for the Oct. 22 National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality.

Parents of the Young Killed by Police Support Each Other, Keep on Showing Up

NEW YORK — The parents who gathered on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall on a recent balmy Sunday morning came from different boroughs and ranged in age but all had one thing in common — all of them had buried a child who had been killed by the police. One of them, Nicholas Heyward […]

Organizer Soffiyah Elijah leads the March for Justice through the streets of downtown Poughkeepsie, New York.

New York’s March for Justice

They were white and black, young and old, gay, trans and straight, putting themselves on the line for what the organizer called the civil rights movement for the 21st century. Soffiyah Elijah came up with the 180-mile walk from Harlem to Albany, New York, an attempt to draw attention to the abuses in state prisons […]


Kids Compete, Learn in Juvenile Justice Jeopardy Game

Spending a Saturday morning in a classroom is not something most kids want to do. So why did 110 kids between 9 and 17 years old in Lawrenceville, Georgia, do that in mid-May? They received basketball instruction from retired NBA stars and learned how to deal with police, tense situations and about Georgia law via […]