ANTI RACISM March broke out in Washington

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 ANTI RACISM March broke out in Washington


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On August 28, 57 years later, Martin Luther King III, the son of Martin Luther King III, called out at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, lets speak up and say, weve had enough of it. To protest against continued racial discrimination and police violence in the United States.

On this day, tens of thousands of Americans gathered in Washington, D.C., and broke out the largest demonstration in recent times, with the theme of take your knees off our necks..

On August 28, tens of thousands of Americans gathered in Washington for a large-scale demonstration. Twitter screenshot

Some US media commented that the United States is currently in a nightmare.

The families of the Black victims came to protest

Tens of thousands of people gathered near the Lincoln Memorial to protest against racial discrimination and police violence in the United States, calling for real social and political change in the United States, CNN reported.

In fact, the march was scheduled in early June, when George Floyd, a black man, died after being brutally executed by the police, sparked a wave of protests across the country. Organized by the older generation of civil rights leaders, African American Baptist pastor Al Sharpton and Martin Luther Kings eldest son, Martin Luther King III, the theme of the march was take your knees off our necks - in direct response to Freuds death.

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On the same day, the families of many African American victims came to the scene to fight against racial discrimination and police violence in the United States.

Jacob Blacks family

Jacob Black, a black man from Wisconsin, is the latest victim of racial discrimination and police violence in the United States. A week ago, he was seriously injured after being shot seven times in the back by police. He is now paralyzed in the lower body or will never be able to walk. It also triggered a new round of demonstrations in Wisconsin.

Blacks father spoke. CNN video capture

Blacks father said that there are two judicial systems in the United States, one white system and one black system. we are really tired. Im tired of seeing young people of color suffer through video. He said they were appealing against racism in the United States and the verdict was guilty, guilty, guilty!

George Freud, a black man, died in May after being kneeling and pressing his neck by the police for nearly nine minutes. Since then, there has been a violent demonstration of black life is life (BLM) against racism and police. The protests directly promoted the implementation of police system reform in many places in the United States, and the city of Minneapolis promised to disband the police system.

In the march on the 28th, Floyds younger brother, filonius Freud, said passionately, I hope George can see all this here today.. He pointed out that change must also be happening, there is no clearer moment than now..

Freuds brother and sister spoke. CBS video capture

Freuds sister, bregit Freud, said, my brother cant make a voice today, but we have to be the voice, we have to be the change, we have to be his legacy.. She referred to Martin Luther Kings speech 57 years ago, saying that the marchers have the right to do all this..

Other victims families

In addition to Blake and Freud, the families of Black victims, such as Brenner Taylor and Triwin Martin, also made voices on the same day.

Taylors mother spoke. CNN video capture

The black man, Triwin Martin, was shot dead by white police in 2012, but the police involved were eventually acquitted, triggering a wave of protests across the United States. Martins mother on the 28th called on all people to unite to continue fighting, even in the face of crisis, even if the road ahead is dark, do not stop saying that the life of a black man is also a life , and do not stop peaceful protest.

Martin Luther King III: never forget the nightmare of racist violence in America

In 1963, at the age of 34, Martin Luther King delivered a passionate I have a dream speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial: I have a dream, and my four children will one day live in a country where people are not judged by their skin color, but by their conduct..

Fifty seven years later, Kings eldest son, Martin Luther King III, is 62 years old. Did he live in a country that his father had hoped for? No, he says.

According to the BBC, Martin Luther King III delivered a speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, pointing out that August 28 was a day to commemorate our victories and tragedies in the historic struggle for racial justice. Today, we commemorate the march in Washington in 1963, on which my father also put forward his dream, but we can never forget the nightmare of racist violence in the United States..

He called on everyone to act. If youre looking for a savior, stand up and look for the mirror. We have to be our own heroes. . He called on all to vote for social change, saying out loud, were really fed up!

Yolanda king, the 12-year-old granddaughter of Martin Luther King Kong, also spoke on the same day. She pointed out that less than a year before the assassination, my grandfather predicted this moment. He said that we are entering a new stage of struggle - the first stage is the fight for civil rights, and the new stage is real equality. She said her generation would end gun violence, police brutality, systemic racism, poverty and climate change, our fight has just begun..

Some Democratic politicians speak up

In fact, in addition to black civil rights activists and the families of Black victims, a group of politicians also spoke at the days March.

According to CNN, US Democratic Party vice presidential candidate and Senator camara Harris spoke to the crowd through video on the same day. Harris is the first female vice presidential candidate of African American and Asian major parties in American history.

On the same day, Harris paid tribute to the leaders of the past civil rights movement, lets march together for our ancestors, but also for our future generations.. As African Americans continue to be slaughtered in the streets, they (the leaders of the older generation of civil rights movement) will feel our anger and disappointment. The economy and the judicial system often deny the dignity and rights of the black community, but they will continue to fight for racial justice.

Democratic black representative Anna pushley came to the scene on the same day, she paid tribute to the black movement, said we are black, the initial letter is capital B. We are a symbol of social, political and cultural progress. Biden, the Democratic presidential candidate, said on twitter that on the day of commemorating Martin Luther Kings I have a dream speech, we must also continue to strive to improve our country, and all people should strive for equality, freedom and justice.

The US New York Times pointed out that the Washington March happened to be the second day after the Republican National Congress ended, but they went in two directions in the face of large-scale anti racist demonstrations that lasted all summer. The Republican Congress ignored the Black victims and accused American cities of being out of control because of the protests. The March directly echoed the months long BLM March and directly attacked the urgency of police system reform.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }The Guardian reported that on the day of the screenshot, the crowd also demanded that the Senate pass the police reform bill as soon as possible. The bill, named after George Freud, includes banning throat locking, overturning the qualified immunity rights of law enforcement officers, and banning no knock search warrant in drug cases. The U.S. House of Representatives has not passed the bill in June this year. March broke out in Washington_ NBJ11143

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On the same day, the crowd also asked the Senate to pass the police system reform bill as soon as possible. The bill, named after George Freud, includes banning throat locking, overturning the qualified immunity rights of law enforcement officers, and banning no knock search warrant in drug cases. The U.S. House of Representatives has not passed the bill in June this year.