About 50 people gathered around the flag pole at Mitchell Park Sunday night for a hastily called vigil in memory of people killed over the weekend because of their race or religion.
The vigil was called by the Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force in response to the killing of 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday morning, and what’s believed to be a racially motivated killing of two African-Americans at a Kentucky Kroger grocery store last Wednesday, according to Sonia Spar, the co-chair of the task force. READ
In the wake of violence in Charlottesville, Va., where a woman protesting a white supremacy rally was killed, events are being planned around the North Fork to address the effects in different ways. READ
The Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force will hold its third Synergy forum next month in Mattituck.
The event, scheduled for Thursday, April 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mattituck Human Services Center, will be led by Suffolk County Community College professor James Banks and task force member Christopher North.