Black Lives Matter
The evening was a stark and moving reminder that at the center of every tragedy that makes the news, there is a person — a person with a family, a person with dreams and aspirations, fears and inhibitions.
Denouncing calls to defund the police, Rep. Lee Zeldin sponsors a House resolution urging states to adopt a law enforcement 'bill of rights.'
Riverhead Charter School students and their families marched with teachers, school administrators and board members in downtown Riverhead today, commemorating Juneteenth and demanding justice for black Americans.
The chants of protesters filled the air on Route 58 in Riverhead yesterday, where more than 100 people lined the sidewalks just west of the traffic circle for a marathon demonstration against racism and police brutality in the United States.
Riverhead was the scene of two very different but equally peaceful protests today, both called to condemn police violence against African-Americans following the death of an African-American Minneapolis man as he was being arrested by police on May 25.
Two separate events are planned in Riverhead today in response to the death of an unarmed African American man during his arrest in Minneapolis on May 25 —an arrest, captured on video, that has sparked outrage and protests across the U.S.
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