Tag Archives: protest

Photo Friday: Mini-Circles Protest

After a recent post on this website, opponents of the mini-circles on 42nd Street renewed their campaign for the removal of the neighborhood traffic circles, including starting a petition and posting yard signs protesting the circles. This week’s Photo Friday features images of the new yard signs demonstrating residents’ opposition.

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Wilson HS Overwhelms Westboro with Love

Hundreds of Wilson High School students, faculty, community members and local leaders joined together this morning in an overwhelming display of love, tolerance, and respect. The demonstration was a counter to a protest organized by the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church. The notorious hate group targeted Wilson High School in response to the school’s second annual pride celebration in support of

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Stand with Wilson HS Against Westboro Intolerance

The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church has targeted Wilson High School, planning to picket the school on Monday, June 9 in response to its 2nd Annual LGBTQ Pride Day. Westboro thrives on generating media attention. Let’s thwart them by shifting the focus with a large-scale, peaceful demonstration of support for Wilson and the LGBTQ community. Tenleytown is a wonderful, open, diverse community. Make that the story the media tells on Monday.

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