Black Lives Matter
Shut Down Trump Rally
Organizers and activists from Fight for $15, Black Lives Matter, Shut Down Trump NYC Coalition and Justice for Akai Gurley marched in solidarity with one another on Thursday, April 1. Participants started at the Fight for $15 rally at 42nd Street and 7th Avenue and marched to a rally outside of the Republican Fundraiser at the Grand Hyatt New York.
April 1, 2016 was a global day of action for the Fight for $15 movement. Governor Andrew Cuomo made an appearance before the march began to show his support for a living wage for citizens of New York.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara promises continued investigation into Albany's "culture of corruption."
Governor Andrew Cuomo and the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, attended the swearing-in ceremony for Chief Judge Janet DiFiore amid ongoing corruption investigations in Albany.
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Feel the Bern
Photographs from a rally in support of Bernie Sanders in Manhattan, New York on Saturday, January 30.
Danger: All Structures, Unstable
A short compilation of street photography in New York City. Subject matter is comprised of individuals that are largely isolated as they go about their daily lives. Often times, these individuals find themselves unconsciously facing the unending perpetuation of social and financial struggles.
New York City Pride Parade
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday, June 26 that all individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or identification, can legally get married across the nation. The justices found that the 14th Amendment, which addresses citizenship rights and equal protections of the law, sanctions granting marriage licenses to same-sex unions or couples. These photographs are from the New York City Pride Parade that Sunday on June 28, 2015.
Dannemora, NY: Hunt for Escaped Prisoners
More than 800 federal and state law enforcement officials hunt for escaped maximum-security prisoners, David Sweat and Richard Matt, on Saturday, June 13, 2015. The escapees are among dozens that have broken out since the inception of the Clinton Correctional Facility in 1845; it is believed that this phenomenon is due, to a large effect, to its notorious reputation for brutality among the guards and inmates.
FDNY, NYPD Unions Rally in Albany
Cuomo joins FDNY, NYPD unions in the fight for increased disability benefits in Albany on June 10, 2015.
Uniformed New York City firemen and police officers say their disability benefits, on average, equate to about $27 a day. They are advocating for Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council to increase their benefits. Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at their rally and signaled support for their cause.
Cuomo was joined by Assemblyman Matt Titone, D-North Shore; Sen. Martin Golden; Pat Lynch, the president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association; Uniformed Firefighters Association President Steve Cassidy, and others.
Albany, NY: 2015 Legislative Session
End of session policy advocates in Albany, NY - including the Empire State Pride Agenda for the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) and the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus for “Raise the Age” legislation.
San Francisco, California
The Iron Triangle, Queens
"Willets Point was still doing brisk business in the middle of October, a week after the City Council had approved its demise, making way for a planned, decades-long redevelopment anchored by a large shopping mall on the park across the street."