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Saturday, July 4, 2020. Brooklyn. New York City – March and rally: “Confronting July 4th. A march to honor Black and Indigenous activists.” The march started in Fort Green Park and end it in Prospect Park, where they had a rally. Demonstrators said, "This country is founded on the genocide of Indigenous nations, the theft of their land, and the enslavement of African peoples." Photo by Javier Soriano/www.JavierSoriano.com

On July 4 remember: USA was founded on the genocide of Indigenous people and the theft of our lands (PHOTOS/VIDEO).

Saturday, July 4, 2020. New York City – Today I covered the march and rally: “Confronting July 4th. A march to honor Black and Indigenous activists.” A coalition of lesbian … Continue readingOn July 4 remember: USA was founded on the genocide of Indigenous people and the theft of our lands (PHOTOS/VIDEO).

Thursday, June 25, 2020. New York City - Rally and march “Fund Communities, Not Cops”. Protesters gathered at City Hall park in Manhattan. After the rally, demonstrators marched to Barclays Center in Brooklyn. People demand NYC Council members, Corey David Johnson, Speaker of the New York City Council and NYC Mayor, Bill de Blasio Defund The NYPD by at least $1 billion and invest in social programs in our communities. Photo by Javier Soriano/www.JavierSoriano.com

The Mayor, Speaker, and Council have again prioritized the NYPD over our communities; The movement to #DefundNYPD continues.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020. New York City – This is a message from the Justice Committee. “Early this morning, the New York City Council completed its vote on the City’s … Continue readingThe Mayor, Speaker, and Council have again prioritized the NYPD over our communities; The movement to #DefundNYPD continues.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020. New York City – On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, more than hundred people along with VOCAL-New York and New York Communities for Change started to “Occupy City Hall” in New York City. They demand NYC Council members and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Defund The NYPD by at least $1 billion and invest in Youth services, affordable housing, healthcare, public education, social workers, and other social services in low income communities. Activists say they are not leaving City Hall Park until at least $1 billion is cut from the NYPD’s $6 billion budget. Photo by Javier Soriano/www.JavierSoriano.com

#OccupyCityHall protestors demand NYC Council members and NYC Mayor DEFUND THE NYPD (PHOTOS).

Wednesday, June 24, 2020. New York City – On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, more than hundred people along with VOCAL-New York and New York Communities for Change started to “Occupy City … Continue reading#OccupyCityHall protestors demand NYC Council members and NYC Mayor DEFUND THE NYPD (PHOTOS).