Ben & Jerry’s founders rally with protestors against police brutality

A large crowd gathered outside the Massachusetts State House Saturday, calling for police reform alongside the founders of one of America’s most recognizable ice cream brands.

Families of individuals who were killed by police and members of the Party for Socialism & Liberation marched through the Boston Common and chanted on the doorstep of the state house.

“From Boston to Reno, police brutality has got to go” was among the chants that rang out on a gray Saturday.

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the titular names behind Ben & Jerry’s, lent their voices to the cause.

“We want to have accountability and justice in law enforcement and it simply does not exist,” said Jerry Greenfield, the latter half of the namesake of Ben & Jerry’s.

Ben and Jerry handed out samples of their Cookie Dough and Change the World ice cream flavors after the event.

When reached for a statement, the Boston Police Department said they could not comment at this time.

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