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City of Stuart denounces all acts of racism

Video credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on June 9, 2020 - Duration: 01:55s

City of Stuart denounces all acts of racism

Police are investigating who dialed into a City of Stuart Zoom meeting and posted offensive religious and racial slurs.

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City of Stuart denounces all acts of racism

CITY OF STUART ZOOM MEETINGAND POSTED OFFENSIVE RELIGIOUSAND RACIAL SLURS.

IT HASSPARKED A LOT OF OUTRAGE&DURING AN ALREADY DIFFICULTTIME.

WPTV NEWSCHANNEL 5'SMEGHAN MCROBERTS WITH A CLOSERLOOK AT HOW IT BECAME A HOTTOPIC IN TONIGHTCOMMISSION MEETING..<< LL: THE CITY OF STUARTPASSING A RESOLUTION TONIGHTTO SAY THEY DENOUNCE ALL ACTSOF RACISM..

AND TONIGHT- CITYLEADERS EXPLORED MORE IDEASACTION IMPROVE COMMUNITYRELATIONSHIPS.

POLICE ALSOANNOUNCING THEIR OWN CHANGESIN POLICIES.

PKG COVID-19CONCERNS ARE STILL MAKING ZOOMA PRIMARY MODE OF HOLDINGPUBLIC MEETINGS& BUT IN ACOMMUNITY REDEVELOPMNET BOARDMEETING LAST WEEK& A HACKER..GOT INTO A MEETING A POSTEDSWASTIKAS AND RACIAL SLURS&SPARKING ANGER- AND ANINVESTIGATION.

04:32:15;16“IGUESS IABOUT WHAT HAPPENED” THE CITYREACTING MONDAY NIGHT- PASSINGA RESOLUTION TO FORMALLYAPPLOGIZE AND DENOUNCE ANYACTS OF RACISM& BUT ITHELPED SUPPORT CALLS FOR MORECONCRETE ACTION.

COMMUNITYREDEVELOPMENT BOARD APPOINTEE&FAYE JAMES SUPPORTING A NEWDIVERSE ADVISORY BOARD IN THECITY& 04:44:05;10“THAT WEHAVE A DIVERSITY WHICH SHOULDINCLUDE AFRICAN AMERICANS,ANTI E AMERICANS, HISPANICAMERICANS, WHITE AMERICANS ANDMANY OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS." THEBOARD SHE HOPES WOULD ADDRESSRACISM& AND WORK WITH CITYPARTNERS.“I WILL NOT TOLERATERACISM IN MY DEPARTMENT”STUART POLICE CHIEF ALSOTAKING THE MIC TO SPEAK ABOUTHOW POLICE ARE DOING THEIRPART.“THERE ARE SOME CONCERNSABOUT THE CORRODED RESTRAINT.ALTHOUGH IT IS A FDLE APPROVEDUSE OF FORCE.

IT IS VERYDANGEROUS.

SO I TOOK LASTWEDNESDAY, I SUSPENDED THEAPPLICATION OF THAT WITHIN OURPOLICE DEPARTMENT” TAG: MMWPTV NC 5.

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