‘We are not in Mayberry.’
Blaze- Following the protests that stemmed from the killing of George Floyd by a city cop, the Minneapolis City Council pledged last month to begin the process of dismantling the Minneapolis Police Department. But that plan has not sat well with citizens who have seen crime grow in their communities and want to know what will be done if they’re no longer able to count on the police.
Now a group of black peace activists is taking on the leadership of the city of Minneapolis over its push to dismantle the police.
The group held an “urgent news conference” Tuesday to raise their voices against the council’s plan, WCCO-TV reported.
One of the activists, Lisa Clemons, who is a former police officer and is now with “A Mother’s Love,” told reporters, “We cannot continue to watch these bullets flying through our community.”
For Clemons and her fellow advocates for peace, the time has come to “stand up” to the City Council and call its plan what it is: “B.S.” more