Friday, September 4:30pm
Madison, WI 53703
MPD: HANDS OFF BRANDI!
Rally at Villager Mall (2300 S. Park St.) 4:30 PM Sept 4th
Last night, Brandi Grayson, a member of the Young Gifted and Black Coalition was pulled over by a Madison police officer who issued her a warning for a broken headlight. The stop occurred directly after officers came to her house when she wasn’t home and preceded to talk to her children. This traffic stop was the latest in a string of incidents involving the Madison Police Department citing Brandi without her knowledge, repeatedly calling her phone, and sitting outside of her home--which is on a cul-de-sac with only one other home, no traffic, and in the Town (not City) of Madison.
"every encounter between police and a Black activist must be taken very seriously"
After the death of Sandra Bland in Texas following what should have been a minor traffic stop, every encounter between police and