Huntsville City Council Member Frances Akridge reflects on June 2020 protests, citizens advisory report

Leadership Perspectives

Protests in downtown Huntsville last June brought something the city had never seen – protesters dispersed with tear gas and rubber bullets, along with several arrests.

The law enforcement response was controversial and led to a Citizens Advisory Committee report to the Huntsville City Council.

It also led to a lot of thought and soul searching by people like City Council Member Francis Akridge.

You can watch our full interview with her below:

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