POWELL, REV. JOY
Birthday: March 5, 1962
Affiliation: Community Activist
Captured: 2007 - life plus 16 years.
IN PRISON 16 YEARS
As a pastor and a consistent activist against police brutality, violence and oppression in her community, Rev. Joy Powell was warned by the Rochester Police department that she was a target because of her speaking out against corruption, the police brutality and “police justifications” in Rochester NY. As a result, Rev. Joy was accused and convicted of 1st Degree Burglary and Assault.
Joy has continued to be an advocate for incarcerated women and is working hard in her current community.