Protesters will be back at Niagara Square today

Sep 14, 2020

Free The People, a coalition of various racial justice and police reform groups in greater Buffalo holds another protest at 3:30 p.m. at Niagara Square. Phylicia Brown, Executive Director of Black Lives Resist in the Rust, said Saturday's shooting of Willie Henley, 60, is only the latest example of the problems inside the Buffalo Police Department.

Buffalo Mayor Brown said he will be announcing a plan to change how police handle mental health cases, but Phylicia Brown (no relation) remains skeptical.

"We've been hearing for a long time that the mayor has plans," she said. She told WBFO protests will continue, as will calls for the mayor and police commissioner to resign.