Activists Send Hundreds of Tacos to Connecticut Mayor Activists Send Hundreds of Tacos to Connecticut Mayor
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Activists Send Hundreds of Tacos to Connecticut Mayor

by Cord Jefferson

January 29, 2012

East Haven, Connecticut, Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. ruffled a lot of feathers this week when he told a reporter that he would address Latinos' concerns over police discrimination and abuse by "eating tacos." Maturo has since apologized numerous times, but activists around the country continue to take him to task. Some, like Connecticut's Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission, have asked for his resignation. Others have gotten a bit more creative with their protest.
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Activists Send Hundreds of Tacos to Connecticut Mayor