01027: A Knee Is Not Enough (AKINE) is a BIPOC led, community-based, grassroots group that was founded after the Easthampton Police Department and public officials took a knee for eight and a half minutes to acknowledge the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police, but did not follow up with further action.


We demand that the city of Easthampton commits to more than just a symbolic protest on behalf of Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color in our city. Because police violence is an ever-present threat in our country and in our city, we demand that the city of Easthampton and the Easthampton Police Department commit to reallocating their resources, investing in our community, and prioritizing the safety and well being of BIPOC people in Easthampton and beyond.