Paterson activist for Black Lives Matter declares run for council seat

A leader of the local Black Lives Matter protest movement announced his run for an at-large city council seat on Tuesday afternoon.

Zellie Thomas, a school teacher, is now among more than a dozen people vying for three available council seats.

Zellie Thomas

“I am running because I recognize the immense challenges and the potential of Paterson. I believe the only way to build a future that works for every member of the community is with a political revolution,” Thomas said in his announcement. “Only then can the …read more

Source: Paterson Times

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