This Sunday marked the third anti-violence protest by Keeping Youth & Streets Safe in four weeks. Members of Decarcerate NJ made the trip to Plainfield to demonstrate with KYSS. Here is some of what took place.
Kareem Massey, “Kill Poverty, not people.”
Nia Ali and Robert Colby-Witanek sing together
Protester Josh Howard
Rapper Bishop the Eastside Nappyhead and Brenton
Delano Mullings makes his sign
Bob Witanek of Decarcerate NJ speaks with Norman Johnson
Delano Mullings, Terry Muhammad, and Erica J. Brown
John Campbell, Sr. looks on as Robert Colby-Witanek provides the music
Delano Mullings, Erica J. Brown, and Amanda Garcia
Members of First Unitarian Church speak with Sabrina Lyttleton
After the demonstration made its way to the Hispanic Heritage Festival, organizer Sabrina Lyttleton was able to speak to Mayor Adrian Mapp and his wife Amelia
One of yesterday’s protesters, Bishop the Eastside Nappyhead, recently made a music video about violence in Plainfield and beyond. It features Negros Americanos duo-mate MC Enigma, and Kansas City rapper Str8 Jakket.