Town of North Hempstead introduces civil rights documentary

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Caption: IMG_7215.jpg: (Front row, left to right): Habib Ahmed, President of the Islamic Center of Long Island NY; New York State Senator Anna Kaplan; North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth; Council Member Viviana Russell; Leslie Davis, President of the NAACP Westbury Branch; Peter Cavallaro, Mayor of the Village of Westbury and Nassau County Legislator Siela Bynoe at the screening of Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead.

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Council Member Viviana Russell were proud to introduce the town’s civil rights documentary “Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead” at a screening hosted by the Westbury Branch of the NAACP and the Village of Westbury on Aug. 3.

The film was part of A Taste of Westbury, an event hosted by the NAACP and the village which included numerous food vendors throughout the village’s piazza. New York State Senator Anna Kaplan; Nassau County Legislator Siela Bynoe; Peter Cavallaro, mayor of the Village of Westbury; Leslie Davis, president of the NAACP Westbury Branch and Habib Ahmed, president of the Islamic Center of Long Island were also in attendance

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