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Teens lead Black Lives Matter protest in Menlo Park

Original post made on Jun 12, 2020

Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Menlo Park, Palo Alto and East Palo Alto last week as part of a national movement to protest police brutality in the wake of the death of George Floyd, who was killed while in Minneapolis police custody.

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Posted by TJ
a resident of another community
on Jun 12, 2020 at 9:37 pm

Black Lives Matter!!!

Posted by Black lives matter.
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 13, 2020 at 9:22 am

> Black Lives Matter!!!

Indeed. I always wonder about the motives of those who cannot say that simple reality out loud. As a sentence, full stop. No qualifiers.

Black lives matter.

Posted by isaidso
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 15, 2020 at 1:20 pm

All lives matter because if you don't have respect for all - that is ignorance! Selection of a particular group to acknowledge who matters is hypocrisy, people.

Racism conversations begin in the family structure. The way you raise your children is what matters. Teach, communicate and practice acceptance of all in the home, school, sports and ram it down their throats every chance you get. If you are an adult with racist biases - get some help.

Our country is designed to accept all which is why everyone wants to come here.

Parading, masquerading, protesting, defacing property, looting, burning, occupying, killing police, and blaming are all actions that have made the races you want to matter look worse.

Posted by Black lives matter.
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 15, 2020 at 4:45 pm

@ - ya can't bring yourself to do it, can you? Just try it. As a sentence. With a full stop. No qualifiers.

Just say it: Black lives matter.

(it's *so* sad that you can't even say it)

Posted by Isaidso
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jun 15, 2020 at 5:57 pm

I’m not a puppet or a bully. It’s inherent in my world.

Posted by Laura Jean
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Jun 18, 2020 at 8:17 am

The Menlo Park cit council will discuss this issue today (June 18,2020) at 4pm
Web Link

Posted by EHK
a resident of Atherton: other
on Jun 21, 2020 at 6:05 pm

My mom is 90 years old and has been a resident of Menlo Park and Atherton all of those years. In her lifetime she’s experienced wars, man’ s walk on the Moon, the advancement of technology and, unfortunately, the injustice that still remains in society. When she saw the Black Lives Matter marches on her TV she said to me “if I didn’t have to use my walker I’d join them.”

I’m proud of my mom.