The Black community is in an uproar after a video surfaced showing a seven-months pregnant woman being held in an apparent chokehold by an NYPD officer. The Police Department said her family was grilling on the sidewalk outside their home in East New York, which is illegal.
Last week, members of the New York City Council marked the 148th anniversary of the first Juneteenth with a celebration at City Hall. The event was a festive occasion complete with drum processions, libations, poetry and dance.
Imhotep Gary Byrd, legendary host of the “GBE Experience,” heard over WLIB, WBLS and WBAI in New York, invites the community to “Thank You For Your Kindness,” a life celebration for late GBE producer and activist J.D. Livingston on Saturday, June 28 from 1-4 p.m. at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, 163 W. 125th St., Harlem.
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