Author: Jaya Sundaresh
“Fuck this shit,” Amani Olugbala, an activist with Troy 4 Black Lives, enraged by the results of a trial more than four years in the making are taking to the streets.
Former Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove has been …Read More
Community activists are outraged by a new law passed 17-2 by the Rensselaer County Legislature on Tuesday that was “designed to provide additional protections to first responders as they perform their duties.”
The law declares it a violation to be …Read More
A driver leans hard on the horn as his pick-up truck whizzes down Central Avenue. It’s a blatant show of support, but it’s impossible to know who the driver is supporting. There were two competing protests happening outside Coccadotts Cake …Read More
Photos by Allie O’Keefe
Sweat rolls off Manetertep El Dey’s neck as he speaks to Pastor David Traynham. The crowd — press and protesters alike — surround the two. Phones are held aloft, recording live.
“We don’t have to do …Read More
The president of the Troy Police Benevolent Association (PBA), Nick Laviano, yesterday posted to his Instagram story several memes that seem to display a contempt for Black Lives Matter protestors, according to Troy Democratic Socialists of America (DSA)*.
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