Demonstrations and protests

Airline Food Workers Rally
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
Hundreds of airline catering workers staged a protest at John F. Kennedy Airport on Tuesday.
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City Council Transportation Chairman Ydanis Rodriguez
Mack Rosenberg
October 30, 2019 - 7:37 pm
Hundreds of transit workers rallied outside MTA headquarters Wednesday, demanding a fair contract.
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Melissa Mark-Viverito
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 21, 2019 - 7:11 pm
The Museum of Modern Art reopened on Monday morning, but not everyone that showed up to the event was there to celebrate.
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Homeless Subways
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Rich Lamb
October 18, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Dozens of protesters descended on City Hall Friday morning, shaming Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council for approving an $8 billion plan to close Rikers Island and replace it with four smaller, borough-based jails.
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Climate Protesters Times Square
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Erica Brosnan
October 10, 2019 - 1:02 pm
A group of activists demanding immediate action on climate change blocked traffic for hours on Thursday morning in Times Square.
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FDR Drive - Uber/Lyft Protest
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 17, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers brought traffic on the FDR Drive to a standstill during the Tuesday morning rush in a protest over pay and working conditions.
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Fire Daniel Pantaleo Trial
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August 14, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Eric Garner’s family was joined by activists Wednesday on the steps of City Hall to call on Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
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PR Protests Columbus Circle
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July 22, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Waving flags, chanting and banging pots and pans, hundreds of people took to the streets in New York City to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in a crisis triggered by a leak of offensive, obscenity-laden chat messages between him and his advisers.
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Amazon Protest
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July 15, 2019 - 2:21 pm
A group of protesters appeared outside of Jeff Bezos’ Manhattan home on Monday demanding Amazon stop working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
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Abortion Rally NYC
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May 21, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Activists rallied in Manhattan Tuesday night looking to fight back against a wave of laws around the country aimed at restricting access to abortions.
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