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Protesters in Dobbs Ferry last summer kneel in honor of the lives lost to police violence. In May of 2020, the murder of George Floyd sparked protests across the nation. Now, almost a year after Floyd’s murder, the community is once again reflecting on systemic racism within the criminal justice system.

Community responds to verdict in Chauvin case

Kate Sibery, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2021

Of the 16,000 times that an interaction between a police officer and a civilian led to a civilian death since 2005, only eight have resulted in an officer being convicted of murder. Derek Chauvin, the...

Speakers at a local Black Lives Matter rally ceremonially ripped up a t-shirt that used rhetoric described as racial intimidation.

Dobbs Ferry Black Lives Matter rally organized in response to “inflammatory” t-shirts

Sophia Van Beek, Features Editor October 18, 2020

T-shirts were left on the doorsteps of Black and Asian residents of the village on Sept. 7, telling families in all-caps text to go back to where they came from and to not “make here like there”. The...

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