The Hornet: FULLERTON PROTEST UNITES FOR EQUALITY

Monday, June 8, 2020

The speakers that were present included Congressman Gil Cisneros, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, Fullerton City Council members Jesus Silva and Ahmad Zahra, Pastor Willie Holmes, Activist Camille Hernandez, Phyllis Macharia, Kennedy Macharia and Youth Leader Ace Brown. All of the speakers delivered a powerful message about their experiences with police or the inequality that African Americans are still facing in 2020.

the goal of the Fullerton Police Department to help facilitate the Constitutional Rights of people to protest.”

The press release mentioned that there were no arrests made and no damage was reported during the protest at City Hall.

https://twitter.com/FPDPIO/status/1269456559530115072?s=20

The crowd was comprised of people of all ages, as well as, sexual orientation, gender, race, and religion that came together to demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmed Avery and many other black men and women that have been killed due to police brutality.

Many members of the community of Fullerton felt made an impact on Saturday in an effort to show discrimination and social injustice will not be tolerated anymore.