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Black Lives Matter Protest in McKinleyville 

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Hundreds of protesters gathered at Pierson Park in McKinleyville to protest racism and police brutality against black people. 
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Mark McKenna
Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police were common signs at the protest.
Mark McKenna
Protestors applaud as a speaker finishes talking.
Mark McKenna
Nikki Angela Valencia has been in Humboldt 5 months and helped organize today’s march and protest in McKinleyville.
Mark McKenna
Allison Lui, left, and Alyssa Alvarez brought their horses to the protest to let people know there are people in the horse community that support them.
Mark McKenna
Several hundred protesters marched from an empty lot at the corner of Central Avenue and Pickett Road in McKinleyville to Pierson Park Thursday afternoon.
Mark McKenna
Several hundred protesters marched from an empty lot at the corner of Central Avenue and Pickett Road in McKinleyville to Pierson Park Thursday afternoon.
Mark McKenna
Nikki Angela Valencia, center, has been in Humboldt 5 months and organized today’s march and protest in McKinleyville.
Mark McKenna
Mark McKenna
Vicky Ah-You spoke about systemic racism and oppression.
Mark McKenna
Marche Hines, who has three mixed-race children asks the crowd to educate yourself any way you have to so my children can live their lives the way they were destined to.
Mark McKenna
Noël August told the crowd that a teacher at McKinleyville Middle School had failed her adopted black daughter.
Mark McKenna
A woman applauds one of the speakers.
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Mark McKenna
Black Lives Matter and Defund the Police were common signs at the protest.

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