A $700,000 grant will allow Winston-Salem police to survey downtown like never before.
Several journalists came together to compile the 100 most important Triad news stories of the last year.
The W-S police department may soon broaden their ability to surveil the city.
“There are a lot of grassroots things happening. I think that’s the stuff that’s going to change things in the end.”
“We have so many people who have lost loved ones because of police brutality, and we’re going to stand with them like they’ve stood with us.”
Javionne Floyd, George Floyd’s son, is making a difference: “I just want to help people. That was what my dad was about, helping people. No amount of money or publicity would make me happy if I wasn’t helping people in my community.”
Activists are holding North Carolina’s Triad accountable when it comes to policing.
“When the conversation moves beyond data collection with transparency with Black mental-health clinicians at the table, to being a part of the city and county’s budget, to implementation by nonprofits and agencies with measurable outcomes over time, then Hate Out will say that’s progress.”
Across the country, activists are still doing the work to get accountability and change.