Police Brutality

Open House Forum Held with Freeport Police to Discuss Issues of Police Brutality

Open House Forum Held with Freeport Police to Discuss Issues of Police Brutality

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, the Village of Freeport Police Department hosted an open house for community members to discuss their police reform draft. In accordance with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order No. 203, the department reached out to residents and community stakeholders to create a new police contract. The order states that, “the government has …

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Protestors Rally Outside Brentwood State Park in Response to the Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Verdict

This Sunday about 50 protestors rallied at the Brentwood State Park, demanding justice for Breonna Taylor and other constituents affected by police brutality.  Taylor was a 26-year-old Black medical worker in Louisville, KY. that was killed in her apartment by police officers during the execution of a no-knock warrant back in March. Former detective, Brett …

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Tee Tee Solo Chants For an End to the “Trouble in These Streets” in New Song

By Miya Jones The Black Lives Matter movement still has momentum. Protests continue after the deaths of several Black people such as George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and now shooting of Jacob Blake. Steel pannist Tee Tee Solo has dealt with the refreshed social justice movement in the way most artists do, music. Her …

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