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The Leonard Lopate Show

Protests in Baltimore and Beyond

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Protests about the death of Freddie Gray spread to other cities last night. We’ll look at the protests and unrest in Baltimore with Steven Thrasher, writer at large for The Guardian US.

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WNYC News

Drawing Parallels Between New York City and Baltimore

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The death of Freddiey Gray sparked rioting in Baltimore, much like the chokehold death of Eric Garner prompted massive protests here in New York.

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The Takeaway

Baltimore Pushed to The Brink

Monday, April 27, 2015

This weekend in Baltimore, thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding answers from police over the death of Freddie Gray. 

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WNYC News

Several Protesters Arrested During March Against Police Brutality

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Marches were organized by National Actions to Stop Murder By Police. Many of the protesters cited the deaths of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Walter Scott in South Carolina.

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World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

Brazil president's troubles multiply

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Brazil president's troubles multiply

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The Takeaway

Bribery Scandal Triggers Unrest in Brazil

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Protesters filled the streets across Brazil this week calling for the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for her alleged involvement in a bribery scandal.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Cuomo On The Mayor: "We're On The Same Page"

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Governor Cuomo joins again to address the tensions between police and the mayor after this weekend's shooting of two officers in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. 

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WNYC News

De Blasio, Bratton Urge Protesters to 'Stand Down' for Slain Officers

Monday, December 22, 2014

The mayor and the police commissioner are the latest to call for a moratorium on demonstrations until the two police officers fatally shot on Saturday are laid to rest.

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WNYC News

CUNY Professor Charged in Brooklyn Protest Melee

Monday, December 15, 2014

Eric Linsker, a faculty member at Baruch College, allegedly tried to throw a trash can at police officers on the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday.

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WNYC News

Protesters Take to The Streets in DC, NYC

Saturday, December 13, 2014

From Washington Square to Washington D.C., thousands are marching to demand justice; many are calling for the prosecution of the policeman involved in the death of Eric Garner.

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WNYC News

Eric Garner Protests Incite "Powerful Political Theater"

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Veteran community organizer and activist L.A. Kauffman said the protests have a palpable sense of anger and grief.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Calling All Protest Songs

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

After Questlove of The Roots said we need more protest music, we got a call from Vernon Reid of Living Colour charging hip hop for not paying enough attention to people like Eric Garner.

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Operavore

Barenboim Bids La Scala Farewell Amid Violent Protests

Sunday, December 07, 2014

The gala mood for "Fidelio" contrasted with protests outside that turned violent as the curtain rose on one of the most glittering events on Europe's culture calendar.
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WNYC News

Protest Arrests, Theory and Reality

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Advocates say the majority are minor violations that will likely be dropped.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Do You Want to See Change?

Friday, December 05, 2014

We want to know what changes in law and practice protesters want to see in response to demonstrations.

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WNYC News

From Pulpits and Preachers, Responses to the Garner Case

Friday, December 05, 2014

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We asked rabbis and ministers, imams and priests to send us the sermons they're preaching to New York-area congregations this weekend.  Here's what they're saying.

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WNYC News

Photos: NYC Reacts to Garner Grand Jury Decision

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Protests began almost immediately once it leaked that a grand jury decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner.

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The Takeaway

Anger in Mexico Grows Against President Peña Nieto

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Protests continue in Mexico over the disappearance of 43 students in September, and this time the anger is targeting Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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WNYC News

Organizing, Improvising Marches and Shutdowns around NYC

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Leaders say demonstrations this week are looking ahead to the grand jury decision on Eric Garner's death at hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

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WNYC News

Day 2 of Ferguson Protests in NYC

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Large groups of protesters marched across downtown Tuesday, snarling traffic and temporarily closing the FDR and the Lincoln Tunnel.

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