White Plains/Greenburgh NAACP, President, Janice Griffith has composed a proposed Black Lives Matter Resolution and forwarded it to the Greenburgh Town Board for their review and consideration. Ms. Griffith has requested to be placed on the Town Board Work Session Agenda to outline the resolution in detail to the Board and the community. It’s been 179 days since the ALL LIVES CANT MATTER UNTIL BLACK LIVES MATTER sign was ripped out of the ground, by a vandal on Knollwood Rd. Is still down, less than 24 hours after it was put up taken down. Today, Monday, November 8th makes 5 days since this proposed Black Lives Matter Resolution was sent to Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner and the Greenburgh Town Board.
Black Westchester held a forum on racism in Greenburgh with Gina Jackson (Greenburgh Town Council). Ken Jones (Greenburgh Councilman and chair of Black Lives Matter Committee), Clifton Earl Abrams (Black Lives Matter Committee), Mechelle Brown (advocate), Janice King-Griffith (President of White Plains/Greenburgh Branch of the NAACP), and Lena Anderson (Longtime Advocate) discussing the vandalized Black Lives Matter sign on Knollwood Road, plans to replace it, and the reflection of racial violence in Greenburgh inspired by an October 1st Lohud article. You can watch the forum to see and hear it in its entirety. You can read the resolution below.
Black Westchester wants to hear from the residents. Please read the attached resolution and watch the forum. If you feel the town of Greenburgh should adopt the proposed resolution you can let your voices be heard by emailing the Town Board at TownBoard@greenburghny.com or calling Town Supervisor Paul Feiner at (914) 438-1343. Also, all comments are welcomed and encouraged, leave your feedback below as well!