Carter Van Buskirk, Features Editor|June 23, 2020
Protesters gathered at Vlasis Park in Ballwin Wednesday, June 3, to protest police brutality after the death of George Floyd. The protest started at 6 p.m. and was open to all ages.
Protesters march along Manchester Road as police help to direct traffic.
A man leads the protest shouting “I am walking for Mike Flamion” as protesters behind him shout for George Floyd, a man that was brutally killed by a Minneapolis cop earlier this month.
During a moment of silence for the recent death of George Floyd, a man raises a fist representing justice for African Americans.
Protesters raise their fists to represent their fight for equality as police officers stand by.
Protester livestreams her experience to share her beliefs with others online, while raising a fist in support of black lives lost due to racial injustice.
Ballwin Police Officers reconcile and embrace with protesters marching for justice.
To finish the protest, demonstrators commemorate the death of George Floyd by lying on Paulding Drive in silence.
Carter Van Buskirk, sophomore, is a staff reporter for the Messenger. Carter plays varsity soccer for MHS. He is a board member for the sophomore class...
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