Posts Tagged ‘Protest’

The People’s Town Hall

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
Outside the Rep. Katko forum at Onondaga Community College

Outside the Rep. Katko forum at Onondaga Community College

Week in Review

Sunday, February 5th, 2017
Mayor Miner along with a few new Americans spoke at the first #Trump Tuesday event at Perseverance Park.

Mayor Miner (right) along with a few new Americans spoke at the first #Trump Tuesday event at Perseverance Park.

Sanctuary City

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Trump Tuesday (Perseverance Park)

Trump Tuesday (Perseverance Park)

Throwback Thursday: Hopes can become Realities

Thursday, January 12th, 2017
 A small rally for the development of the now closed Hotel Syracuse was held at Columbus Circle yesterday.  Unfortunately our city has a history of tearing down our greatest assets and paving them over, according to Syracuse Common Councilor Stephanie Miner (pictured lower right), who was one of the officials who addressed the crowd.

A small rally for the development of the then closed Hotel Syracuse was held at Columbus Circle in June 2004. According to then Common Councilor Stephanie Miner, our city has a history of tearing down our greatest assets and paving them over. Tonight Mayor Miner gave her final State of the City Address from that renovated Hotel (now a Marriott).

Pro·test (part 3)

Friday, July 29th, 2016
Activist Ursula Rozum was part of a small contingent who protested yesterdays arrest of a local activist.

Activist Ursula Rozum was part of a small contingent who protested yesterday’s arrest of anti-violence activist Mo Crawley.

Pro·test (part 2)

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Activist Sequoia Kemp helped kick-off the march from Clinton Square

Activist Sequoia Kemp helped kick-off the march from Clinton Square

Yesterday’s Black Lives Matter rally/demonstration featured a multi-racial contingent that marched through Downtown Syracuse (ironically along some streets with names straight outta the pages of American history, such as Franklin, Washington and Jefferson). Numerous residents and workers viewed the march from parking lots or office buildings above the city.

Montgomery Street

Montgomery Street

Water Street

Water Street

Protest outside City Hall

Outside City Hall

Pro·test

Monday, July 18th, 2016
“The press is powerful in its image-making role. It can make a criminal look like he’s the victim and make the victim look like he’s the criminal. If you aren’t careful, media will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”

-Malcolm X
Black Lives Matter March, Downtown Syracuse

Black Lives Matter March, Downtown Syracuse

Protest Partners

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
The Chief (Oren Lyons) and Leo (the Wolf of Wall Street) on the protest line (Rolling Stone)

The Chief and the Wolf of Wall Street on the protest line in NYC (Rolling Stone)

In case you decide to check out the Rolling Stone piece by Sean Penn, which will be remembered more for the post controversy than the actual writing, make sure to flip a few pages to the right to see the Dicaprio profile, which includes the photograph above.