Black Community Activists Fight Racialized Policing in Buffalo

Meet Phylicia Brown, Director of Black Love Resists in the Rust, and Jalonda Hill, Founder of Colored Girls Bike Too and Coordinator at the Fair Fines and Fees Coalition. Phylicia and Jalonda discuss racial profiling Black community in Buffalo experience. Alongside NCLEJ attorneys Anjana Malhotra, Karina Tefft and others, these Buffalo activists discuss what the community is doing to, with NCLEJ’s legal support, dismantle a system of local traffic checkpoints and fines and fees that target Black community.

Read this guide prepared by NCLEJ and Fair Fines and Fees Coalition for individuals who received tickets under the Buffalo, New York school zone speed camera program. And read press from News 4 Investigates about the unchecked problem of discrimination by the Buffalo Police Department and data collection on racial profiling in traffic stops.