New York, NY – New York residents, activists, community organizers, and elected officials held a rally at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on August 11, 2019 before embarking on a march, which made stops at Frederick Douglas Circle, Museum of Natural History, Columbus Circle and culminate at Trump Tower; to issue a warning to City and State officials to address long-standing issues of public disinvestment, institutional racism, and criminalization of poverty.
Enough of assault weapons! Enough of white supremacy! Enough of police brutality!
Enough of gentrification! Enough of housing insecurity! Enough is Enough!
We stand united to address Anti-Blackness From the injustices of Police Brutality & Eric Garner to our cities MTA & NYCHA crisis. From Bill DeBlasio To Donald Trump.
Start: Rally Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building (125th Street)
Stop 1: “Abolish Slavery” End Mass Incarceration Fredrick Douglas Circle (Central Park West & 110th Street)
Stop 2: “Stop Celebrating Colonization” Stop the oppression and exploitation of Indigenous People accords the Globe (Central Park West & 79th Street)
Stop 3: “Mass Die In” Free The People from Economic Exploitation (Columbus Circle at 59th Street).
End: Vigil for Charlottesville and Mass Shootings
Demand that Politicians investigate and disband White Supremacist Hate Groups (Trump Tower 56th 5th Ave)
Organized by Black Lives Matter of Greater New York (BLMNY), The Black Institute (TBI), Abyssinian Baptist Church, Riverside Church, NYC-DSA Afrosocialists and Socialists of Color Caucus, Campaign for an Elected Civilian Review Board, Rise and Resist, Movers and Shakers NYC, Gays Against Guns, Jim Owles Democratic Club, NYC Votes, #CloseRikers, Moms Demand Justice and Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.
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