Eric Linsker, 29, tried to hurl a trash can onto a crowded roadway below him, police said.
Millions March NYC brought tens of thousands of protesters to Washington Square Park.
Protests continued the week after a grand jury did not indict an NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death.
Protests took place Downtown and in Times Square, Bryant Park, Grand Central Terminal and more.
Protesters marched to the Brooklyn Bridge on the second day of demonstrations.
Union head Pat Lynch defended officer Daniel Pantaleo who was arresting Eric Garner when he died.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said he would increase police presence on Staten Island this week.
Hundreds congregated in city squares to express frustration over police treatment of minorities.
A Missouri grand jury voted not to indict a police officer for killing an unarmed teenager there.
About 100 people protested a parole office slated to serve 6,000 ex-inmates in Gowanus.
Michael Henry Adams was arrested during a one-man protest Sunday morning.
A group says de Blasio has not appointed enough Latinos despite broad support from the community.
Residents angry that police barred them from entering the gathering began to chant in the lobby outside.
The group Movement to Protect the People rallied outside CB9's headquarters Wednesday.
A Brooklyn Jewish leader was punched after a game between the Nets and an Israeli basketball team.
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