Buffalo, New York (WKBW) – Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown has announced his full support for “Black Life” on Filmore Street.
Mayor Brown said: “When we first re-examined the history of our country in terms of its impact on black people as a result of slavery, then Jim Crown, a separatist body, was built in a criminal justice system; In order to reconcile mixed heritage with our higher racial perception, it is appropriate to change the name of a street that honors the prominent Gob tribe. It is also important that this road, which has played an important role in the development and life of the black buffalo, be recognized in a way that respects the contributions, struggles and influences of black people in the social, cultural, intellectual and economic life of our city. ”
The Solution took effect Tuesday afternoon.
The decision came after Buffalo Joint Council member Darius Pregon Received a letter A 17-year-old Frederick Law School student at Buffalo suggested that the street be painted a “black matter”.
Mehi Edwards At the end of May, George Floyd wrote a letter to George in Buffalo following the protests in Minneapolis.