Thu. Dec 2nd, 2021

A Black Lives Matter leader has claimed there will be “bloodshed” if newly elected New York City Mayor Eric Adams stands by his plan to toughen police reforms to counter the city’s surge in violent crime. New York City BLM co-founder Hawk Newsome discussed the issue with Adams during an event on Wednesday at Brooklyn Borough Hall that was livestreamed on Instagram. Adams, a former NYPD captain, said during the event that he will reinstate the undercover anti-crime unit ended during police protests last year. The new mayor won in November after a victory during a crowded June primary, running as a moderate who would be tough on crime, winning against several prominent progressives. “There’s one thing that we do agree on, that we need to change conditions that people are living in, historical conditions. And the conditions have not changed,” Adams said during the meeting. Newsome made his strongest …

Author: Christopher Burroughs
Source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/blm-leader-claims-there-will-be-bloodshed-in-nyc-police-reform-argument-with-eric-adams_4099255.html

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