By Lynn Jones – The Kemetic Empire Human Rights Organization have been in full force making sure Duval County citizens have awareness and resources pertaining to Black Lives Matter. The organization recently held a protest for families who have lost their loved ones to police brutality. Local activist collaborated with them for a body bag demonstration mirroring dead black men on the steps of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) Memorial Building located on Bay Street.
More than twenty ‘fake news’ bodies were left on the steps of the building to show that police brutality has claimed the lives of Black males without probable cause.
The Empire also held a Fight The Power Summit themed: ‘Unify for a Black Agenda.’ Conference speakers included Lobbyist Charles Griggs, Attorney Leslie Scott Jean-Bart and special guest entrepreneur Carl Brown, Co-Founder of FUBU (For You and About You) apparel. Hundreds attended the event to speak their mind and gather solutions and next steps for the black agenda movement. of fight the power activist, neighbors, friends and supporters were in attendance to speak their mind and gather solutions and next steps for the black agenda movement. FUBU entrepreneur Carl Brown was eager to participate and educate attendees on solutions to correct the problems blacks face in their community. Activist Davis Emmanuel remarked, “This was a valuable day for people to come out and support. We may feel we aren’t moving the needle, but we can build when we focus on building,” said Emmanuel.