Social activism in New York City
For more than 350 years, even before New York was called New York, it has been a center of social activism. Contemporary movements such as Occupy Wall Street are the latest phenomenon in a legacy of protest.
Strike Pickets, 1910
Bayard Rustin, left, and Cleveland Robinson during the "March on Washington," in 1963.
Montage of demonstrations in 2010 against the Ground Zero-area mosque by Stephen.
Occupy Wall Street participants stage a march down Broadway as part of May Day celebrations in New York, May 01, 2012.