The two Buffalo Police officers seen on a viral WBFO video pushing a 75-year-old protestor and causing injury Thursday night have been arraigned on felony assault charges.
Ten straight days of nationwide protests have brought more attention than ever to an issue many Buffalo residents described Thursday as a longtime problem in Western New York: police brutality against people of color.
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- Niagara County reminds, not all businesses taking immediate action to reopen
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The early history of Buffalo’s gay and lesbian community is lost, mainly because same-sex affection was so thoroughly stigmatized by society at large. It was, in the famous phrase of the 19 th century, the love that dare not speak its name. But luckily, the city’s later LGBTQ history is known to us – largely through the remarkable efforts of two scholars who reconstructed what queer life was like in Buffalo from the 1930s to the early ’60s.