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East New York »

Rapper Posts Fake MTA Signs Equating NYPD to KKK and Nazis

Bilal Johnson has been putting up stickers in the subway to protest police brutality, he said.

Bed-Stuy »

New Volunteer Network Helps Bed-Stuy Residents Become Activists

Bridge Street's new volunteer network in Bed-Stuy is turning locals into community activists.

East Village »

Activists Display Faces of Iranian Prisoners in Tompkins Square Park

Street artists and Iranian activists pasted posters on the ground in Tompkins Square Park Thursday.

Greenwich Village »

Village Musicians and Music Lovers Mourn Pete Seeger

Musicians remembered the music pioneer and environmental activist for his generosity.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy's Instagram Activist Tells Stories of 'Forgotten People'

Roddy Roye, 43, is a professional photographer and storyteller in Bed-Stuy.

Fort Greene »

Citi Bike Share Stations Defaced in Fort Greene

Some locals are upset that Citi Bike Share stations promote "commercial activity" on landmarked blocks.

Chelsea »

Catholic Priest and Executive Coach Among New CB4 Members

Eight new members joined the board, which covers Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen.

Upper East Side »

UES Students Push to Ban Plastic Bags Citywide

The girls' private school expects 200 students and local politicians to attend the conference.

Sunset Park »

Cornel West to Speak at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sunset Park

The activist and professor talks with senior pastor Sam Cruz.

New York City »

Artists and Celebs Plan Events to Support Pussy Riot

As the verdict for Russian feminist punk rockers Pussy Riot nears, rallys are planned across the city.

Bushwick »

'Occupy' Congressional Candidate Campaigns from Streets with Hip-Hop Video

George Martinez is the self-proclaimed "first and only Occupy candidate" on the ballot.

East Harlem »

Activism Spills Off the Streets Into Gallery at Museum of City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York looks at social movements in "Activist New York," which opens Friday.

Midtown & Theater District »

Activists 'Occupy' Midtown's Fountains

Activists made a splash "occupying" fountains across Midtown Monday in an effort to reclaim public space.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Festival to Help Upstart Theater Companies

The Harold Clurman Festival of the Arts aims to help new theater companies get off the ground.

Midtown & Theater District »

Activist to Spend Week Homeless in Grand Central Terminal

Graphic Designer Yusef Ramelize is planning to spend a week living in the train terminal to raise money for charity.