Yesterday, I was able to participate in the Black Lives Matter Peterborough Rally in the Confederation Park downtown. It felt amazing to be embraced by other amazing people of color and allies for the Black Lives Matter movement. The one thing that stood out to me the most was the smiles on everyone’s faces as we talked about something that mattered to all of us.
Thank you to everyone who facilitated this amazing rally. Thank you for creating a safe and respectful space for us to join together and raise awareness.
The rally composed of powerful speeches, heart wrenching poems by Beth Lexah and Niambi Leigh that brought me to tears, a candlelight vigil to show respect to those who have lost their lives to police brutality, and a march through the streets of downtown Peterborough to broadcast our message to other members of the Peterborough community.
There were also members of…
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