A great photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr addressing New York City Officials in 1964. MYD remembers Dr. King today and strives to live his dream. (source: Divine 9, Bro. Lawrence C. Ross, Jr.)
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After Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson’s touching speech during her unexpected “yes” vote on marriage equality in the New York Senate, openly gay New York Sen. Thomas Duane expresses his thanks. Express appreciation to Sen. Hassell-Thompson by phone or email here. Photo credit: Nathaniel Brooks/NYT
Love, New York Photo by Leomage, courtesty of Flickr
Why not? Just your typical New York City cabbie sprucing up his dash on the Van Wyck expressway in Queens. Image elegantly captured by Joseph O. Holmes of www.joesnyc.streetnine.com. Joe and other great New York photographers will be exhibited tonight! at The Jen Bekman Gallery’s Mixtape show in Soho.
From Monday’s Light the way to Equality! pre-session vigil at Union Square Park. More photos at here. To learn how you can take action for marriage equality in New York, visit www.meny.us
A lot happened on Tuesday. The Republican Party imploded in upstate NY and allowed Democrats to gain a House seat we hadn’t held since 1852. However, two Democratic legislatures have gone Republican and there were widespread losses sustained across the state by Democrats. Here, in our own City, we elected a Democratic Comptroller and Public … Continued
Just some kids out for the ceremonial first pitch of World Series Game One on Wednesday night. Happy Halloween!
It’s more painting than photography this week, but it’s so beautiful (and depicts a 1920s view of New York’s 14th street), that we couldn’t resist. The painting is part of Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis on view at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem. El Museo hosted the New York … Continued
From last weekend’s counter-protest against Westboro Baptist Church, a severely disillusioned group that traveled all the way from Wichita, Kansas to spread their hate for gays, Jews and President Obama at Brooklyn synagogues. But the people fought back, they did, by singing, dancing and holding signs like the one above. (Great coverage of the event … Continued
The Empire State Building unveiled its new $12.5 million Art Deco lobby this week, designed by architect Frank Prial. We had originally planned to feature the Building’s display of green Thursday night, for the 70th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz (and much to the delight of Iranian activists opposing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to our … Continued