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Last updated 7/3/2020 at 6:08pm

Regarding Black planners at justice march

I am excited to see so many residents and members of the downtown business community show support for this parade with such a short turnaround window ("Marching for justice," June 18).

While this was a success on several levels, it is important to make sure ally-ship is front and center. It was disappointing to have learned about the planning of this event less than 24 hours (from the march), and that members of the Black community were not reached out to beforehand.

Had someone from our community had been part of the planning, it would hav...



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