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A year in, still rallying for social justice

Westgate gatherings continue every weekend


Last updated 6/10/2021 at 10:04am

Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition

The rally for social justice continued Saturday in Edmonds, one year after it began.

A year later, they're still gathering in Edmonds.

Last Saturday, May 29, marked the one-year anniversary of an ongoing Black Lives Matter vigil and protest that started shortly after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.

"I find the dedication and longevity of commitment to this cause by the citizens of Edmonds nothing short of amazing," said Tana Axtelle, who started the rally at the busy corner of 100th Avenue West and Edmonds Way in Westgate.

It was just Axtelle and a small group at first, then soon expanded to 60-plus people, who held signs and gave thu...

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Reader Comments(1)

Debra Arthur writes:

Janet, you are so sweet. I loved reading this article. It seems you have found a way to support Black Lives Matter and find a way to feel included and make new friends. I am happy Edmonds has you and those new friends are too. Kisses.


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