This Week in Photos: NYC School-Walk-Out (4/26-5/2)

This week was heavily focused on one particular protest. A School-Walk out march was held in New York City that directed attention to a high number of Youth deaths caused by police shootings this year alone. In close proximity to the Youth Walk-Out march, a New York University Graduate worker strike was taking place due to failed negotiations between the union GSOC-UAW Local 2110 and NYU.



A youth-led school walk-out marches throughout the streets of Manhattan to honor the lives of young people of color that had been recently murdered by Police in New York City on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Diamond Carter, 17 and a recent high school graduate, delivers a speech urgently expressing the importance of protecting young people of color in front of a large crowd in Washington Square Park, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A demonstrator handwrites "Daunte" on a painted cloth banner that honors the lives of five recent victims of Police shootings who were all 20 years or younger. This banner was displayed in Washington Square Park, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Emmi, a 10th Grade highschool student, places flowers down at a memorial for the recent young lives lost due to police shootings in Washington Square Park, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A memorial of flowers, candles, and a hand-painted banner honor the lives of Ma'Khia Bryant (16 years old), Anthony Thompson Jr. (17 years old), Daunte Wright (20 years old), Adam Toledo (13 years old), and Christian Hall (19 years old) in Washington Square Park, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



An array of protest signs made by students from the Hamilton Grange Middle School cover the crowd while an event organizer speaks in n Washington Square Park, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Children from New York City participated in a school walkout protest to honor the young lives lost due to recent Police murders all over the country. This march took place in Manhattan, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A bystander raises their fist in solidarity as the Youth School Walk-Out march passes by in Manhattan, New York City on Wednesday, April 29th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Yorisell Martinez, 13 years old and in the 8th grade, holds her fist up along with a sign honoring Christian Hall, a 19-year-old victim of Police brutality in Washington Square Park, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Graduate students working at New York University from the history department pose for a photograph as they strike NYU. The NYU graduate workers union has been negotiating for 10 months over multiple demands including livable wages and immediate removal of all NYPD officers from NYU campuses. This strike took place outside an NYU building on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A speech is delivered by an NYU Striker to a crowd of people demanding livable wages and nd immediate removal of all NYPD officers from NYU campuses outside an NYU building on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A Socialist Revolution magazine sits on top of a protest poster supporting the NYU Graduate workers strike outside an NYU building on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



New York University Graduate Worker strikers cheer on a Youth School Walk-Out march as they pass by in Manhattan, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)


New York University Graduate Worker strikers, cheer on and put a fist up in the air for solidarity, a Youth School Walk-Out march as they pass by in Manhattan, NYC on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)





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