Actions Across NYC

By Jonathan Adams Apr 11, 2008

Thanks to Kenyon Farrow. If you are in New York this weekend, there are three actions happening that you should pay attention to and, if possible, attend. 11am, Harlem, NYC. “Hands Across Harlem” The Coalition to Save Harlem is holding a Hand Across Harlem demonstration to protest the city’s plan to re-zone 125th Street, which would effectively kill most small independent black/Latino-owned businesses along 125th, and drive rents in Harlem even further into the stratosphere, opening the area up for increased gentrification. Protesters are planning to meet at 11am at 125th St and Broadway, and form a human chain at noon across 125th Street, river to river. At 1pm a rally will begin at 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell. Continue here to read more.