Talking To Protesters About WHY They Are Showing Up


Thousands of people swarmed the White House this weekend and across the country to show their support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. There were drum circles, protesters, volunteers handing out water and snacks, food trucks, dancing, so much going on that the energy was infectious. I wanted to ask people WHY they showed up and what it meant to them, and these were their answers.

On why it was important to bring her 1-year-old granddaughter:

On why it was important to bring her 1-year-old granddaughter

Why they wanted to show up to hand out water:

Why they wanted to show up to hand out water

A nurse protesting in scrubs

A nurse protesting in scrubs

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