Support for Councilor Klein’s Call for Racial Justice

The community came together Thursday, January 15th at the Northampton City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. for the public comment period of the Northampton City Council meeting.

Alisa Klein was under attack by the police union and their supporters for her speech at the Black Lives Matter protest in Northampton on Nov. 25th, the day after the non-indictment of Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson, MO.

  • WGGB reported on the events of the Northampton City Council Meeting and the support for Alisa Klein.
  • The Gazette reports on January 15th’s events at the Northampton City Council Meeting. The focus of the beginning of the meeting was about the comments that Alisa Klein made at the Black Lives Matter Rally on November 25th.
  • Vijay Prashad speaks about the real adversary of the police. Community Relations between the police and public are not the problem is this country. According to Prashad the real problem stems from a system that hoards wealth.
  • View text of comments by Alisa Klein
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  • View text of comments by Jeff Napolitano
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