Berkeley Highschool Leads March
Berkeley High School students lead a march on Tuesday. THEY SAY (((to shed light on the ways that))) the criminal justice and school systems are not set up to support black youth. Vivian Bossieux (baz-YOO) Skinner has this report.
BODY: Protesters met at San Pablo Park on Tuesday afternoon. Berkeley High school senior Hadassah Zenor-Davis helped organize the march, saying the criminal justice system and the school system have not been set up for black youth to succeed. GIVE EXAMPLES OR A QUOTE TO FURTHER EXPLAIN.
The march IS THE LATEST, AFTER A FEW FROM LAST WEEK, THAT WERE ALSO in support of Black Lives Matter and in memory of George Floyd. Protesters, A MIX OF YOUTH AND OLDER ADULTS, danced and sang as they marched IN BEREKELY’S STREETS, (((and the crowd was made up of a mix of young and old))). Most people wore masks. REGARDING THE DIVERSITY OF THE CROWD, organizers SAY (((said of the crowd))); quote “this isn’t just black kids. I feel unity. I feel like this isn’t just my fight, like other people want to see the same results I want to see” end quote.
THE XX MILE Tuesday’s march (((made its way through berkeley, ending))) ENDED at Berkeley High School’s campus, (((located on Allston Way between Milvia and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.))) WHERE (((At the end of the march,))) students painted the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ in giant yellow letters IN FRONT OF THE SCHOOL ((on Allston way,))) IT’S part of a growing series of murals (((beginning in Washington D.C. and now))) seen across the country (((and in California cities such as Oakland, Sacramento, and now Berkeley. )))