Friday, Sunset Park, Brooklyn


Saturday, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

Bags containing water and snacks, and bearing information for seeking legal help, prepared for distribution.
As a crowd of roughly 1,000 gathered, the NYPD took a low-key approach. A smattering of officers gathered on Broadway, off from the crowd, and eventually, many of them peeled off.
A more common phrase on signs and in speeches is to ‘defund’ the police. There are some who want a reduced NYPD and others who want a totally new approach to public safety.
Do not go home satisfied. This doesn’t end here,’ protest leader Justin Pando, told the crowd. ‘Now is the chance to stand on the right side of history, to take control of the system we built and the people we employ. Let us demand basic decency for Black people that has never existed in a country we built for free.’

Sunday, Grand Concourse, Bronx

The march down the Grand Concourse featured at least 1,200 people, including Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and many first-time demonstrators.

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