On Facebook, Mr. Rodríguez-Gerada said he chose Dr. Decoo as a model to honor him and to bring attention to the impact the virus has had on neighborhoods with large numbers of black, Latino and poor residents. By Shaye Weaver Posted: Friday November 6 2020, 2:53 PM. Resources: Our Mission; Issues; Take Action; Events; Blog Your Ad Choices Alexander Lukashenko, the country’s president since 1994, said on Friday that... A coalition of unions, human-rights organizations and environmentalist groups is using the run-up to Cyber Monday to protest the way Amazon treats workers, including warehouse conditions, pay and the company’s... Vandals went on an anti-Thanksgiving and anti-colonial crime spree in several US states, smashing and defacing storefronts and toppling a war memorial overnight Thursday. A Greenpoint woman is making masks that could help the hard-of-hearing. At least 10 businesses in Portland,... Washington deputies fired 34 rounds in the fatal shooting of an armed suspect that sparked violent protests last month — so many that they mistakenly thought he was firing back... A Civil War memorial toppled by Black Lives Matter protesters in Colorado over the summer will be replaced by a sculpture of a Native American woman in mourning. For instance, on Thursday, the page listed an LGBT solidarity rally scheduled for Feb. 4 and a “ Not My President ” gathering on Feb. 20. A curfew failed to curb widespread looting on a fifth night of protests. Check out our full coverage. Your California Privacy Rights We stand with you on that.”, “But this is our city — our city!” he continued. Phone: 518.465.4600 info@citizenactionny.org. Do Not Sell My Personal Information, Your California Privacy Rights The mural, which was completed last week, was commissioned by SOMOS Community Care, a health network that works mostly with immigrants and Latinos. Terence A. Monahan, the Police Department’s chief of department and the city’s highest-ranking uniformed officer, took a knee and locked arms with protesters outside Washington Square Park on Monday as another night of protests began in earnest. Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a high in the mid-70s. Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Earlier Monday, demonstrators had rallied peacefully across the five boroughs. [Want to get New York Today by email? The Mini Crossword: Here is today’s puzzle. Launched on Sunday, NextProtest.com provides the time, place and topic of a handful of upcoming progressive protests in New York City. Five things to know if you’re going out to protest in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged that the curfew, which had been announced only several hours before it was to begin, had failed to quell the criminal violence that marred the otherwise peaceful protests of previous nights. A photo of Chief Monahan making the symbolic gesture as a show of solidarity with protesters and their cause was published by Gothamist. “We stand here today on hallowed ground,” Brad Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat and New York’s only openly gay state senator, said at the vigil. The project, he said, was “an attempt to put a face on the pandemic.”. This is our home.”, [New York’s days of protest: What it looked like from the streets. Protest.Net is a site to help progressive activists by providing a central place where the times and locations of protests and meetings can be posted. Sitemap There were few reports of clashes between the authorities and those who had assembled to rally against police brutality and racism, in response to the death of George Floyd, a black man, in the custody of Minneapolis police officers last week. Yet even after the curfew began, the violence it was meant to stop continued in sections of the Bronx, where there were reports of fires and looting, SoHo and, to a lesser degree than on previous nights, in Midtown. “This has got to end — we all know Minnesota was wrong,” Chief Monahan says in the video, in reference to Mr. Floyd’s death. Henry R. Munoz, a founder of SOMOS, said his admiration of Mr. Rodríguez-Gerada’s work crystallized into plans for the mural about three weeks ago. [NY1], A spike in drug overdose deaths on Long Island is linked to the coronavirus, according to law enforcement and health officials. Whether you're a local, new in town, or just passing through, you'll be sure to find something on Eventbrite that piques your interest. You can also find it at nytoday.com. The event on Monday, which was organized to honor the memory of black and Hispanic victims of police brutality, came on the first day of L.G.B.T.Q. We’re experimenting with the format of New York Today. A gym owner in Buffalo, New York has rallied local businesses to resist Governor Andrew Cuomo’s latest round of coronavirus restrictions. The Virus Ravaged Parents at One School. There, a 20,000-square-foot mural will show a doctor with a face mask and a head covering. activists have drawn parallels to the events at the Stonewall Inn. The eyes are based on those of Dr. Ydelfonso Decoo, who practiced medicine in Upper Manhattan for decades and died in March after contracting the virus. 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In 2008, Mr. Rodríguez-Gerada honored Senator Barack Obama with a mural spanning nearly 2.5 acres of beachfront in Spain. Get the latest news and breaking news reports on protests occurring in your local area, the U.S. and worldwide on the New York Post. Six years later he used six acres of the Mall in Washington to construct a composite image of a young man that an art and architecture critic at The Washington Post said “gives the uncanny impression of looking straight at you.”. The Metropolitan Opera Cancels All Fall Performances. A week has passed since protesters — upset, angry and energized by the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, a black man — first poured into New York City’s streets. A top N.Y.P.D. Those areas have the highest death rates from the virus, according to both city and state data. [Newsday]. A curfew failed to curb widespread looting on a fifth night of protests. © 2020 NYP Holdings, Inc. All Rights Reserved ], Hundreds of protesters gathered on Monday for a vigil at the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan, the scene of anti-police rioting in 1969 that is widely regarded as a major turning point in the modern gay-rights movement. I can't possibly keep up with all the actions, so if you find about a protest or meeting, please post that information. Alternate-side parking: Suspended through Sunday. But Mr. Tucker, who spoke on the steps of Restoration Plaza in Bedford-Stuyvesant, also denounced the violence and looting that have punctuated the protests in New York. We have to live here. Groups that helped organize the piece include Make the Road, a progressive advocacy organization; and El Museo del Barrio, which focuses on Puerto Rican and Latin American culture in the United States. As protests against police brutality and systemic racism have erupted across the country in recent days, some L.G.B.T.Q. “Our N.Y.P.D. Post a comment or email us: nytoday@nytimes.com. “People are not going to go home until they get what they want,” Mike Tucker, a 54-year old Bronx resident whose 21-year-old son, Stephonne Crawford, was fatally shot by the police in 2005 in Brooklyn.