Backlash from the Riverhead community has led Walmart to reverse a policy of keeping hair care products intended for African-American women in a locked glass case.
Walmart’s decision Friday to remove those items from locked cases at the Riverhead and Middle Island stores was sparked by a complaint from Patricia Fulford of Riverhead. READ
How can we build a just Long Island?
That was the overarching question posed at a forum held in Aquebogue Tuesday by ERASE Racism and the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force.
Acknowledging that structural racism exists and understanding how it impacts Long Island communities is the first step, organizers and attendees concluded. READ
Regardless of the topic under discussion, President Trump has all too frequently chosen to speak or tweet comments that are clearly racist and bigoted. This is no liberal conspiracy; the president’s own words betray his prejudices. The problem is compounded by the rationalizations of the president’s apologists and the deafening silence of mainstream Republicans. The president’s racist and bigoted remarks hurt America and Americans in many ways. READ
Riverhead Town Attorney Bob Kozakiewicz issued a statement Monday publicly apologizing for racist rants left by his wife, Dianne, on Facebook. READ