Emergency Rally at Stonewall

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This reportage illustration is from a rally in front of the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village recently. The community came out in support of the trans-gender kids that will be affected by the new administration’s position rescinding protections that had allowed transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. […]

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We Want Clean Air!

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“We want clean air!” was one of the many cries heard in midtown Manhattan at lunch hour today, outside the offices of Senator Charles Schumer. The hour-long event, co-sponsored by Food and Water Watch was a rally to “urge Schumer to resist Trump’s anti-environmental agenda.” (FB link and full sponsor list HERE) I arrived to see a […]

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No Ban! No Wall!

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March and Rally: We Will End the Refugee and Muslim Ban! Last Sunday in Battery Park, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, New Yorkers came together to support their immigrant population. On Friday evening, Pres. Trump had signed the executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries for 120 days, and on refugees […]

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Stand Up Fight Back

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And so it begins. Today President Trump began his a crackdown on illegal immigration, ordered the construction of a wall on the Mexican border to begin, and announced plans for additional actions cutting back on legal immigration that included barring Syrian refugees. (See New York Times story HERE.) The response in New York City (and […]

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9.11 + 15

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This past Sunday was the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. It seems impossible that it was that long ago, and for many, including myself, the emotions of that day are too easily brought forward again. I was talking to my freshman drawing class about 9/11 this week – most of […]

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