A police accountability action in honor of the mothers and family members of victims of NYPD killings. Hosted by families of people killed by the NYPD and the Justice Committee, "Mothers Cry for Justice" will be a rally and cultural event beginning at One Police Plaza on Friday, May 10th.
What: Rally at One Police Plaza and Music Performance at Foley Square
Where: One Police Plaza (J/4/6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall/Centre St; N to City Hall, 2/3/A/C to Chambers Street)
When: Friday, May 10th; Rally at 4:30 p.m. and Performance at 6:30 p.m.
Frank Lopez of Peace Poets
Elijah Kuan Wong
Mothers Cry for Justice Planning Committee: Allene Person (mother of Timur Person), Contance Malcolm (mother of Ramarley Graham), Danny Hernandez (brother of Iman Morales), Frank Graham (father of Ramarley Graham), Juanita Young (mother of Malcolm Ferguson), Margarita Rosario (mother of Anthony Rosario & aunt of Hilton Vega), Olga Negron mother of (Iman Morales), Valerie Bell (mother of Sean Bell), and members of the Justice Committee.
Endorsers (list in formation): Audre Lorde Project, Bayan-USA, CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities, Campaign to End the New Jim Crow, Center for Constitutional Rights, Desis Rising Up and Moving, FIERCE, Gabriela USA, Immigrant Defense Project, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, New York City Anti-Violence Project, New York City Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, NYC Jericho Movement, NYC Peoples Survival Program, October 22nd Coalition, Oscar Grant Foundation and Family, Parents Against Police Brutality, Picture the Homeless, Present Collective, Rebel Diaz Arts Collective, Shantel Davis Committee for Justice and Beyond, Stop Stop and Frisk Freedom Fighters, The Bronx Defenders, United Residents of Garfield Engaged in Neighborhood Transformation (URGENT), Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice.