Demonstrations and protests

FDR Drive - Uber/Lyft Protest
Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880
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
Kevin Rincon/WCBS 880
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
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
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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Anti-Vaccination Protest
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
March 28, 2019 - 12:51 pm
A handful of people unhappy with Rockland County’s state of emergency, barring all unvaccinated minors from public spaces, took their protest to the Palisades Center Mall on Thursday.
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Students Climate Change protest
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 15, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Sick of waiting for adults to take action, the generation that will be most affected by climate change made their voices heard on Friday.
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Corey Johnson Williams Pipeline Protest
Jeff Reed/City Council
March 15, 2019 - 2:27 pm
As the Cuomo administration prepares to decide on the future of a fracked-gas pipeline proposed off the city’s shoreline, dozens of protesters joined Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Friday to reject the proposal.
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Fieldston School
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 13, 2019 - 10:43 am
A student protest at the prestigious Fieldston School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx is now entering it's third day.
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Taxi protest
WCBS 880
February 26, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Members of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance (NYTWA) blared horns up Third Avenue Tuesday, demanding that MTA funding come from taxing the rich not the poor.
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