Among the people at the Press Conference was Mahnani Clay, who leads the local Black Lives Matter. She told the assembled press that she came to speak: “about the ongoing injustices that black and brown folks in particular are facing at the hands of our law enforcement agencies.”
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She added, “we need to hold our officers of the law accountable to do what they came out to do, to protect us. And Robert Branch’s case of May 4, that is not how he was treated.” We are embedding the video with her full statements.