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Peaceful Protests Take Place on Long Island

Photo & Video Credit: Jayson Pereyra , 2020 Graduate at
Buckley Country Day School

Protesters rallied peacefully, marched and condemned police brutality as they gathered on the lawn of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building in Mineola. In the past 30 days, Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead while jogging in Georgia, Breonna Taylor was shot dead in her Kentucky home and George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer. Waves of demonstrations have been occurring all over the world as tense race relations in the United States boil over. Enough is enough and change must happen.

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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