Tag: Protests

Last-Minute, Out-of-the-Ordinary Valentine’s Day Events On Long Island

There are plenty of last-minute, out-of-the-ordinary Valentine's Day events all across Long Island! Here's a guide!

Women’s March Mobilizes Millions To Protest In Washington, NYC, L.I. &...

Millions of people took to the streets of Washington, D.C., New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and cities and towns across the country Suaturday as parts of a Women’s March to have their voices heard by the new Trump administration on a wide range of issues, centered on the main message of women’s rights.

Thousands Protest Trump’s Presidential Victory Across U.S.

Thousands of protestors took to the streets of cities across the United States Wednesday to voice their anger, frustration and dismay about President-Elect Donald Trump's triumphant bid for the White House the night before. Holding signs declaring "Disband The Electoral College" and "Liberty And Freedom From Hate - No Trump," among countless other messages, and shouting chants such as "Donald Trump, go away, racist, sexist, anti-gay!" to "Not My President!" mass demonstrations erupted in New York City, Oakland, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Boston, Washington, D.C., and others, continuing into Thursday morning.

Lawmakers & Common Core Opponents Blast Education Czar Nom John King

State lawmakers joined Common Core opponents in criticizing President Barack Obama’s nomination of former New York State Education Commissioner John King for U.S. Secretary of Education in the first day of confirmation hearings Thursday. King, who assumed the role of acting secretary in January, remains a lightning rod for fury among parents and teachers across New York State upset about his botched implementation of the controversial Common Core education reforms, which led to hundreds of thousands of students across the state and nation “opting out” of taking the standardized tests.

Ferguson Protests: A Time For Listening

"I wonder what we will hear if we just listen?"