In the name of #ProtectBlackWomen, Harlemites came out in full force over the weekend to march and advocate for a 31-year-old mom who was bitten, beaten, spit on and robbed on Jan. 18 after she refused a man’s offer to pay for her wine.
WANTED-ROBBERY: On 1/18/21 approx. 5:52 PM, inside 303 W 128 St @NYPD32PCT Manhattan. After an argument with a 31 Y/O female the suspects punched, kicked & bit the victim. They then took her property, & fled. Any info call or DM NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. Reward up to $2,500. pic.twitter.com/hT6SLIwgxL
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) January 20, 2021
Community members gathered in front of the liquor store on Saturday, located at West 128th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue and marched for blocks calling for justice. Advocates included members of the victims family and the group Stand Against Violence East Harlem, ran by director Omar Jackson.
Just so we all on the same page, them niggas not from this block, but they Damn sure can’t come over here no more.
— Taqee Bond (@TaqeeBond) January 23, 2021
“If we don’t do it, who is? It’s our responsibility, it’s our duty to protect our women and children in our community,”…