West Indian Day Parade

The West Indian massive won't be hitting the road this year in Brooklyn either.

Even in the middle of a pandemic, J'Ouvert still happened, and sadly the violence also returned as well.

The annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, a celebration of Caribbean music and culture, was once again mired in violence. A government staffer was shot in the head and is in critical condition while a 24-year-old man was fatally stabbed. 

More than a dozen NYPD officers were the recipients of disciplinary actions after posting racist comments about West Indians on Facebook.In total 17 officers were singled out for the offensive remarks made in reference to last year’s West Indian Day Parade. Although it took the department a year, officials revealed Thursday (Aug. 23) that the […]