Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, neighborhood chatter swirled about a quarantine party set for the Marcus Garvey Village Apartments in Brownsville — and about a massive mobilization planned by the 73rd Precinct in response.

After convincing residents to cancel the festivities, Assemblymember Latrice Walker and City Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuel visited Bristol Street that Saturday and found a small group hanging out peacefully.

Then police arrived.

Screengrab/@zayer_dounya/Twitter Dounya Zayer testifies before State Attorney General Letitia James about an NYPD officer shoving her to the ground during an anti-police brutality protest in Brooklyn. Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, neighborhood chatter swirled about a quarantine party set for the Marcus Garvey Village Apartments in Brownsville — and […]

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