A group of activists created a bust of Johnson and installed it in Christopher Park on Tuesday, which would have been Johnson’s 76th birthday.
The new museum's location "really makes it clear that the history of the LGBTQ+ community is part of American history.”
As the march wound its way downtown, protesters chanted "ALL COPS ARE BASTARDS."
The Stonewall Inn said recently they were in danger of permanently closing because of the pandemic.
The 25th annual protest march had to compete with the official Stonewall 50 Commemoration.
The pride flag was basically a hot potato for a Trump-era National Parks Service.
How this filthy dive bar gained such a cultural halo is one of the great triumph-of-the-underdog stories in American life.
The exhibit is open through mid-July.
Police Commissioner James O'Neill apologized on Thursday for the NYPD's violent raid of Stonewall Inn, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the police clash widely seen as a catalyst for the gay rights movement.
The Reclaim Pride Coalition, made up of about 100 organizations, says people are welcome to attend both, but their protest will be focused on political and social issues facing the LGBTQ community.
Thousands of demonstrators stood in the cold and listened to speeches by activists and politicians, and stood in solidarity with immigrants.
Thousands said they were going to show up, and as it turns out, thousands have shown up.
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