On Sunday, June 7, about 500 local residents gathered at the Freeport Long Island Rail Road train station in Freeport, NY to protest in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and insist on justice for George Floyd. The Nassau County Police Department walked alongside protestors throughout the entire protest. Residents marched through Freeport, took a detour to the Freeport Nautical Mile and then walked to the neighboring town of Merrick. Photos by Assistant News Editor Maya Brown.


Maya Brown is a senior journalism and political science double major. She started writing for the Statesman's News Section during her freshman year and was promoted to assistant news editor the fall of her sophomore year. She is currently the managing editor at The Statesman. You can contact Maya via email at [email protected].


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