Hispanic protesters rally with Mariachi band outside hate-filled lawyer Aaron Schlossberg's NYC apartment - MRCAESAR.COM



Friday, 18 May 2018

Hispanic protesters rally with Mariachi band outside hate-filled lawyer Aaron Schlossberg's NYC apartment

A mariachi band plays in protest of Aaron Schlossberg outside his office building on Madison Ave. on May 18, 2018. (Andrew Schwartz/for New York Daily News)
For a third straight day, New Yorkers vented their deep disgust toward hate-spewing lawyer Aaron Schlossberg — this time, by celebrating their Hispanic heritage in full force.
Around 500 people gathered outside the angry attorney's W. 60th St. apartment building Friday waving flags from Mexico, Colombia and Puerto Rico, while a five-piece mariachi band played "La Cucaracha" to the crowd — who gripped maracas with Schlossberg's face on them.
As Latin music boomed from speakers, a few people had messages for the short-tempered shyster — who was nowhere to be found.
"This is New York. How dare you come here and tell people not to speak Spanish?" said 30-year-old Aniana Gerardo. "This is a boiling pot of immigrants. You have to be accountable for what you do."
"We will speak Spanish and we have the power to speak," said Carlos Jesus Calzadilla, 20, president of Young Progressives of America. "That's the message we want to spread to the rest of the world — that if someone dares harass and be openly racist, the response will be swift and hard."
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Others blamed the current administration for enabling those like Schlossberg to air their vile grievances in public.
"It's sad that people have so much hate in themselves. But it's so much worse that we have people from the top giving them the power to do this. So it's very upsetting that we're living in these times," said Osman Canales, 29, founder of Long Island Immigrants Advocates.
Meanwhile, a new accuser has surfaced with tales of homophobia from the 42-year-old Manhattan dimwit.
An East Harlem man on Friday recalled his alleged encounter with Schlossberg just a few weeks ago as he walked home from a gay bar.
Hispanic and immigrant communities held a party outside Schlossberg's Upper West Side apartment on May 18, 2018. (Kevin C Downs/For New York Daily News)
The 48-year-old says he told Schlossberg to shut up after overhearing the lawyer's rant about gays and "colored people" voting for Hillary Clinton — and his declaration that all cabbies were terrorists.
"He started threatening me, calling me a short, little, fat, homo f----t," the man told the Daily News of their run-in on the Upper East Side. "He said he'd throw me in front of a car."
The confrontation ended with the lawyer heading to the 96th St. subway station.
Schlossberg's old law associates at his Madison Ave. office have also thrown him under the bus.
New Yorkers expressed their outrage at the hate-spewing lawyer for a third straight day. (Andrew Schwartz/for New York Daily News)
"I neither share nor condone (his) views. . . . I am an immigrant, many of my friends are immigrants and they are the hardest working, loyal and generous people that I know," said attorney Catherine Lyster. "I want no further association with him or his views."
Schlossberg remains persona non grata — barred from the premises since his xenophobic rants convinced management to end his tenancy.
The bitter barrister, who called the cops Thursday on a Daily News reporter, also skipped out on a Friday court session with client Todd Courtney rather than face the media.
"He emailed me this morning," the movie producer told Housing Court Judge Laurie Marin. "He's requesting an adjournment until next week."
Courtney, in a black blazer, skinny jeans and pointy shoes, appeared unfazed by Schlossberg's absence and declined to comment on his lawyer's sudden notoriety.
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