NYPD Helicopters keep a watchful eye on protestors blocking traffic on FDR Drive, a heavily trafficked highway running the east side of Manhattan. Traffic was blocked for hours as protestors and NYPD officers confronted one another about the recent string of black deaths at the hands of police.

Protestors gather to hear a St. Louis County grand jury bring no criminal charges against Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, more than three months ago in Ferguson, Missouri. (11/24/2014)

Protestors marching on Times Square chanting "No Justice, No Peace." (11/24/2014)

NYPD stands ready to make arrests. (12/5/2014)

NYPD scrambles to contain the protests, eventually making arrests on activists and photojournalists. (12/5/2014)

Rockaway Youth Task Force. (11/25/2014)


Activists deliver impassioned speeches to a crowd of thousands at Times Square.  (11/25/2014)

Crowds cheer angrily in call-and-repeat style chanting,  "Hands Up! Don't Shoot!"

After a "die-in" at Penn Station, protestors continue marching through the streets of Manhattan. (12/5/2014)

Protestors jump the dividers and stop traffic on FDR Drive, East Manhattan.

"Who's Streets? Our Streets." (11/25/2014)

Police and protestors, traffic stopped, FDR Drive. (11/25/2014)

Manhattan residents peek from their windows as protestors march by. (11/24/2014)


Penn Station

Penn Station Die-In


NYPD make arrests. (12/4/2014)

Protestors stand off with NYPD on FDR Drive. All three bridges into Manhattan were blocked by protestors. (11/25/2018)

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