10-year-old Black Boy Wrongfully Chased by Shotgun-Toting Newark Police

Legend Preston, a 10-year-old boy, was standing outside his home when Newark police had guns drawn on him.

“They tried to shoot me…the cops.”

-Legend Preston

When neighbors and friends noticed what was occurring, they formed a human shield around Legend to protect him.

Newark Police Department was chasing a 20-year-old, 6-foot tall man with locs when they ran into the 10-year-old, short haired Legend Preston.

PushBlack salutes the community members who formed a human shield around Legend. As Assata Shakur says, “we must love and protect one another.”

Via New York Daily News