A statue commemorating the Battle of Liberty Place, built to honor individuals who killed members of the city’s integrated police department, was removed early Monday morning.
Liberty Monument Torn Down By The City Of New Orleans This morning, the city of New Orleans began its effort to remove the remnants of racism from the public eye. According to ABCNews, the confederate treasure known as the
NOLA.com reports: Efforts to remove four Confederate monuments commenced early Monday morning (April 24), as crews and police gathered around the Battle of Liberty Place monument downtown around 2 a.m. to begin dismantling the first of four statues eyed for removal by the city. Show More Summary
There were hints yesterday that the city of New Orleans would begin the process of removing four controversial monuments overnight. These rumors proved to be true. Over night workers removed […]
UC Berkeley’s claim that it can’t provide security for Ann Coulter is an embarrassment, in two ways. First, when the threat of violence prevents the expression of free speech, the school and the city fail to protect one of our most basic constitutional rights. They have been taken over by what amounts to a fascist […]
Miami-Dade Commissioners are honoring the Oscar-winning gay drama Moonlight by naming a street in Liberty City “Moonlight Way”. The Miami New Times reports: “This movie — at least what I got from it — really depicts the life of how… Read The post Miami to Rename Street ‘Moonlight Way’ in Honor of the Oscar-Winning Film appeared first on Towleroad.
The Oscar-winning film has a history with Liberty City.
Liberty City's Northwest 22nd Avenue will celebrate Barry Jenkins' directorial achivements.
Miami-Dade County is celebrating “Moonlight” and the impact of its creators with the renaming of a street in their hometown. Commissioners announced Tuesday that they would rename a stretch of NW 22nd Avenue in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood “Moonlight Way,” according to the Miami New Times. Show More Summary
Moonlight’s director Barry Jenkins has spoken at length about how growing up in the Miami neighborhood of Liberty City inspired the making of the film. “We’re two boys from Liberty City, representing the 305,” writer Tarell Alvin McCraney said, standing next to Jenkins, while accepting the Oscar for Best Adapted screenplay. Show More Summary
Saturday was mild and cloudy in Philadelphia—good marching weather for the thousands of anti-Trump protestors who gathered at City Hall and made their way down Market Street to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. The atmosphere was upbeat—festive, almost. Show More Summary
The West Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and city residents have expressed concern over a new Weirton ordinance that creates a criminal charge for those under the … Click to Continue »
Via press release: NYC Pride announced today its four Grand Marshals scheduled to lead the 48th NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The American Civil Liberties Union, Brooke Guinan, Krishna Stone, and Geng Le will lead this year’s critical demonstration of LGBT Pride and protest. Show More Summary
The East Coast has its own Grand Canyon-like natural wonder - just 100 miles southeast of Lady Liberty in New York City. And the mile-deep Hudson Canyon brims with biodiversity, but it is at risk of being exploited for oil and gas exploration. Show More Summary
Tina Fey may very well be the funniest woman on the planet. But the beloved actress was not in a joking mood on Friday night. Speaking at the American Civil Liberties Union's Stand for Rights benefit in New York City, the former 30 Rock...Show More Summary
Co-authored by Alyssa Derosa, clinic student, in the Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. The New York City Council recently introduced legislation aimed at increasing the transparency and accountability over the NYPD’s use of powerful new surveillance tools. Show More Summary
Swansea v Boro Sunday’s first game in the Premier League was a relegation six-pointer at the Liberty Stadium, as Swansea City welcomed Middlesbrough to Wales. Boro started the day second bottom of the Premier League, while Swansea sit just above Hull, fourth bottom of the league. During the opening exchanges, one player demanded attention in […]
Denver was one of 14 cities Saturday that held rallies under the rubric of a “People’s Filibuster.” Coordinated by The People’s Defense, a coalition of pro-democracy, civil liberties and civil rights groups, the events were dedicated to urging a rejection of right-wing extremist Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch. Show More Summary
The crew responsible for the OpenIV toolkit has provided a new look at its GTA 5 mod that adds Liberty City to the map. The team isn’t recreating the GTA 4 version of Liberty City, it’s just adding the map to GTA 5. But thanks to the OpenIV system, it will look lovely, of course. […]
Little Brick Planet We live in the age of the sandbox game. What started with Rockstar’s jaunt round Liberty City back in GTA3 has now blossomed out into almost the de-facto standard for video games, the open world. From the back of that we now have the creator-survival games; Minecraft, No Man’s Sky, Terraria, Day-Z. Show More Summary