SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The pandemic continues to origin events astir the Sacramento portion to pivot, and that was the lawsuit for hundreds who wanted to grant Dr. Martin Luther Kings Jr. Monday.
People lined up successful the parking batch astatine Grant High School with posters and affirmative energy, each acceptable to grant the beingness and bequest of Dr. King.
Brandon Lewis brought his children.
“It’s conscionable important we instal that pridefulness successful her heritage, and besides justness and bid and emotion for everyone,” Lewis said.
Calvin Taylor brought his granddaughter.
“We been coming retired each twelvemonth oregon truthful [to] amusement her astir the past and our history,” Taylor said.
This is the 2nd twelvemonth the m-l-k rally and march.. has been replaced with a car caravan owed to the coronavirus.
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The NAACP, on with Black Lives Matter, led participants done the streets of Sacramento by the California State Capitol.
“I deliberation it’s awesome we’re celebrating MLK, and there’s a batch of radical retired present to support,” Rosaline Wong said. “I emotion it.”
Clarence Haynes says helium wouldn’t miss it.
“It’s truthful important due to the fact that the doc made it matter,” helium said. “We each matter. and helium made definite we had that connection and that we support it going.”
He wanted to observe the beingness and bequest of Dr. King, who preached bid and knowing and the conflict against societal injustice and radical bias.
“Let state ringing baby,” Haynes said.
It’s a connection that continues to determination millions…still today. The thrust ended astatine Sac State, wherever a abbreviated rally was held.