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50 Clergy Members Join Councilman By Raising Fists To Protest Cop Killings

Instead of placing his hand on his heart during the Pledge of Allegiance before a council meeting Tuesday, Councilman Ulysees O. Wingo Sr. raised his fist in the air. Wingo had protested police brutality in this manner before, but this time, about 50 clergyman joined him. The clergyman attended the meeting to support Wingo’s protest. Franchelle C. Hart, executive director of the civic organization Open Buffalo, told Buffalo News that the supporters were proud of the councilman.
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