The Statue Of Dr. J. Marion Sims Who Experimented On Slaves Is Defaced And More

Gothamist reports that as the mayor’s office begins its “90-day review of all symbols of hate on city property,” some may be too restless to wait for official action. Continue Reading →

“The Negro Silent Protest Parade” Formed By Harlem’s St. Philip’s Church, 1917

The march was organized by W. E. B. Du Bois, the NAACP, second vice president of the NAACP, Harlem‘s James Weldon Johnson, and Rev. Hutchens Chew Bishop, rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church and realtor John E. Nail in Harlem, on July 28, 1917.

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Black Lives Matter ‘March For Philando Castile’ From Harlem To Trump Tower

A day after a Minnesota jury acquitted the cop who killed Philando Castile, a 32-year-old black man, several hundred activists marched for more than two hours on Saturday afternoon from Harlem all the way to Trump Tower—blasting the United States for having “lynched another black man.” Continue Reading →

Standing Up Interfaith March For Justice And Racial Tolerance In Harlem

Gale Brewer is delighted to cosponsor, with the Jewish Theological Seminary, an interfaith march uptown to affirm the dignity of all people and the essential values of tolerance, racial justice, and welcoming the stranger. Continue Reading →

Charges Dropped Against Trump Tower Protesters Al Sharpton’s Daughter

More than a dozen people arrested during two protests outside Trump Tower — including ​the ​Rev. Al Sharpton’s daughter and Eric Garner’s mom — were told Monday that their cases would be dropped if they stayed out of trouble. Continue Reading →

Harlem Business Community Under Attack By Vandals (Video)

From The Harlem Merchants Association:

On Monday, January 2nd, 2017, People’s Monday (#PeoplesMonday) is an activist initiative affiliated with NYC Shut It Down. Continue Reading →

Harlem Charter School Boss Eva Moskowitz Takes Photo With Protest Sign

protestors-gather-eva-moskowitzHarlem Success Academy charter school boss Eva Moskowitz angered people protesting against her Wednesday morning when she photo-bombed their demonstration outside her Harlem apartment building. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Anti-Trump Protesters Shut Down Midtown Manhattan

img_1672-1478738693-6037Thousands upon thousands of protesters stormed the streets of Midtown Manhattan on the rainy Wednesday night after Election Day, in one of dozens of rallies across the country protesting president-elect Donald Trump. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: What Colin Kaepernick Protest Accomplished

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By Michael McQuillan

Police shootings, school segregation and inner city economic deprivation demand frank talk and hard work across the color line.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Teachers, Students, Parents Walkout Over Principal Who ‘Nearly Destroyed School’

walkout25n-1-webAngered that a new principal has abandoned their school’s progressive approach to learning, dozens of students, parents and educators staged a raucous classroom walkout from an East Harlem elementary school Friday morning. Continue Reading →

Pastor Manning Shouts At Protesters In Harlem

Pastor-James-David-Manning-and-his-supporters-outside-the-church-Screenshot-800x430Harlem pastor addressed “Love not Hate” protesters outside his church by shouting racist and anti-gay slurs. Continue Reading →