Free the People Roc

Connections: Local faith leaders respond to the recent protest movement

A group of pastors and faith leaders has published a letter in regards to the recent protest movement led by Free the People Roc. They're planning a...
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Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:48am
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Protests end with arrest at the PSB

Organizers with the activist group Free The People Roc are responding to events that happened Tuesday involving arrests after protests including one at...
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Wed, 10/14/2020 - 9:02am
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With generation gap between Black activists, can they find common ground?

Frustration boiled in the spring in reaction to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis and other police-involved deaths of Black people elsewhere. Those...
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Fri, 10/09/2020 - 5:04am
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Protesters march to DA’s office, call for Doorley’s resignation

Roughly fifty protesters gathered outside City Hall Monday afternoon and marched to the Monroe County District Attorney’s office, calling on D.A. Sandra...
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Mon, 09/28/2020 - 2:10pm
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A look at the occupiers of Rochester City Hall

A 24/7 demonstration outside Rochester City Hall has ended, but for protesters it was one part of a much larger movement that is still gaining momentum....
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 12:43pm
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Connections: Ashley Gantt on what's next for Free the People Roc

Free the People Roc has called for a temporary pause to daily or nightly protests in Rochester. Their goal is to rest and prepare for the next phase of...
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:47am
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Protesters occupy Rochester City Hall calling for officials to meet demands

Protesters occupied the outside of City Hall from morning into the night on Tuesday calling for justice for Daniel Prude. In March, Prude was having a...
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 7:02pm
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Hundreds gather to celebrate the life of Daniel Prude

There has been more than a week of protests and rallies in Rochester since the public learned of the March death of Daniel Prude. Prude is the 41-year...
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 1:49pm
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Naked protesters gather in front of City Hall

For the second time this week, naked, or near-naked protesters have gathered in a public space in Rochester to show support for issues raised by Free...
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 7:32pm
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Demonstrators converge on RPD headquarters amid calls for mayor and police chief to resign

Hundreds of demonstrators converged on the headquarters of the Rochester Police Department for a fifth consecutive night Sunday amid mounting calls for...
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Mon, 09/07/2020 - 1:21am
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