More protests are happening throughout the city today including a new movement to Occupy City Hall. Protestors spent their first night camped out at City Hall last night making the demands of their occupation clear: defund the NYPD. There is strength in numbers and the movement needs more bodies onsite, so consider taking your signs down to City Hall today! (Follow @occupycityhall for updates). And if you’re still unable to join in-person demonstrations, consider the various way you can contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement from your home. Since we’re official in Phase Two of reopening NYC, consider grabbing your first meal out at one of these black-owned restaurants in Bushwick.
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ALL DAY – OCCUPY CITY HALL
12 p.m. City Hall (East Side Plaza) – Elders for Black Lives Protest
1 p.m. Washington Square Park – Children’s Rally
7 p.m. Carl Schurz – Vigil
7:30 p.m. Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell – Vigil
7 p.m. McCarren Park – Vigil
7:30 p.m. McCarren Park – March
7:30 p.m. Grand Army Plaza – Open Air Meeting
8 p.m. Nicholas Hayward Jr. Park – Vigil for Nicholas Hayward Sr.
1 p.m. 277 West 231st St. – Protest
Cover photo by Megan Burney.
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