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le Jeudi 18 juin 2020 2:21 | mis à jour le 8 avril 2022 19:22 Tribune-Express (Hawkesbury)

We are one rally

The message from the residents of Vankleek Hill. Racism is a crime and everyone needs to join the fight against it. The We Are One rally organized June 12 by four Vankleek Hill students saw dozens of people turn out for a peaceful march in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and other anti-racism protests around the world.

photo André Farhat

Four Vankleek Hill students wanted to show their support for all of the anti-racism protests and projects around the world. So Anna and Amelia Kouao and Nora and Georgia Dawood organized the We Are One rally June 12 in their home town. The event saw dozens of people turn out for a peaceful march to show their support of the fight against racism.

photo André Farhat
photo André Farhat
photo André Farhat

Lynda Kitchikeesic, a veteran Canadian activist for First Nations right and also for better understanding, communication, and cooperation between Indigenous people and police forces, was a guest speaker at the We Are One rally in Vankleek Hill June 12. Four local students organized the event to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement and other anti-racism programs and projects around the world.

photo André Farhat

Everyone took a knee Friday afternoon during the We Are One rally in Vankleek Hill June 12 to honour the memory of George Floyd and other victims of racism. Four Vankleek Hill students organized the event to show support of the Black Lives Matter movement and other anti-racism protests around the world.

photo capture from We Are One Facebook page