tompkins square riot

can’t wait for jo and nancy to go to nyu together and where jo joins a grunge band and makes zines about kurt cobain and her gender feelings and nancy covers her shitty punk shows for the school paper and they’re both at the tompkins square park riots and get involved w investigating nypd corruption and nancy becomes a journalist and jo becomes a photographer and musician and they move into an apt in the LES and they still live there today


Demonstrators took over the avenue (Avenue A or First Avenue) during the early part of the Memorial Day Riot (May 27, 1991).

Combat photographer (and occasional SHADOW contributor) Q Sakamaki being pushed from Tompkins Square by ‘kops’ during the Memorial Day Riot.

[Photos by Andrew Lichtenstein]