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Cecily Mcmillan

This Is How The Media Chooses To Profile A Female Activist

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 07.18.2014 | Women

Cecily McMillan, the 25-year-old Occupy Wall Street activist who was jailed for elbowing a police officer during a protest, returned to court on Thurs...

Occupy Protester: I Was Locked Up And Exposed In A Storage Closet By NYPD

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The Occupy Wall Street protester who was jailed for elbowing an officer in the face was released just last Wednesday, and she is now speaking out abou...

#MyNYPD Social Media Discussion Dominated by Men

Leora Rosenberg | Posted 08.05.2014 | New York
Leora Rosenberg

Social media outcries are powerful because they allow the sentiment of the population at large to be heard louder than that of powerful organization. Hashtag hijackings have become a form of protest in which grassroots social media users criticize the sponsoring organization's.

#Justice4Cecily: Do Calls for Leniency Undermine the Movement Against State Violence?

Nick Malinowski | Posted 08.03.2014 | New York
Nick Malinowski

At least 183,000 people signed a petition seeking leniency for Occupy Wall Street member Cecily McMillan, who was convicted last week of assaulting a ...

Occupy Wall Space

Buddy Winston | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Buddy Winston

As odd as discovering that Attila the Hun made potpourri, George W. Bush is now a avid portrait artist.

Matt Sledge

Occupy Wall Street Protester Sentenced | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A New York City judge sentenced Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan on Monday to three months in jail and five years of probation...

Matt Sledge

Pussy Riot Visits Jailed Occupy Protester | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Two punk rock musicians made famous by their time in Russian prisons visited another activist behind bars on Friday, this time in New York City. Pu...

'Injustice Anywhere': A Philadelphia Story of Justice Denied

Will Bunch | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Will Bunch

This is America in 2014 -- a nation that has two separate and ridiculously unequal systems of justice. The wealthy and the well-connected are by now well aware that there are zero consequences for their insider trades and their financial chicanery, or their corrupt dealings, or, if they have enough juice, even for their rank crimes like ransacking a bodega or groping a cornered women.

Matt Sledge

Jurors Regret That Protester Faces 7 Years In Jail After Allegedly Being Grabbed By Cop | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Several jurors who helped convict Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan of assaulting a police officer are regretful after learning she may be ...

Occupy Wall Street Protester Found Guilty Of Assaulting NYPD Officer

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.05.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan has been found guilty of assaulting a police officer during a protest in March 2012. After a trial lasting...