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March 2021

Crain’s 2021 Notable Black Leaders And Executives

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For a year destined to go down in infamy, 2020 was not without glimmers of goodness.

As matters of race took center stage during the summer, we witnessed a remarkable outpouring of support for the Black community, even as the nation looked inward and found itself wanting. In a movement that not even a pandemic could overshadow, Americans flooded streets from coast to coast and, in the tradition of the civil rights greats before them, demanded justice.

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Flowers family wants grand jury minutes released in fatal police shooting

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Relatives of a New Rochelle man fatally shot by police last year want the transcript and evidence of the grand jury case that cleared the officer released to the public.

A lawyer for Kamal Flowers’ family has asked Westchester District Attorney Mimi Rocah for the grand jury proceedings to be unsealed. Rocah would have to seek a judicial ruling for that, as was done recently in the case of Daniel Prude, who died in Rochester after he was restrained by police.

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