The death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers has had a huge impact on the people of the Bronx as it has on people around the nation and the world. As a result, many questions are being raised and many points of view are being expressed. BronxNet is creating a space – the Bronx Social Justice and Anti-Violence Forums – where multiple perspectives can be voiced as we work towards solutions that lead to change with long-lasting impact.
BronxNet host, Daren Jaime engages in spirited discussions with informed guests.
Featured guests for the first episode are Councilman Fernando Cabrera, Juan Cartagena, president and general counsel of Latino Justice, and Edward Mulraine, pastor, author, social justice advocate and former president of the NAACP Williamsbridge Branch.
Pastor Edward Mulraine talks about what individuals and companies should do to root out racism and bring about justice.
Councilman Cabrera who attended Georgy Floyd’s memorial in Minneapolis shares his perspective on reducing crime and violence and bringing about social justice.
Mr. Cartagena shares some initiatives employed by Latino Justice whose mission is to “work to create a more just society by using and challenging the rule of law to ensure transformative, equitable and accessible justice by empowering our community and by fostering leadership through advocacy and education.”
Watch the debut episode below and tune for new episodes every Thursday at 7:00 PM on BronxNet channel 67 Optimum/ 33 FiOS and bronxnet.tv.