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Thousands take part in Black Lives Matter march in Charlottetown

Thousands of people took part in a peaceful Black Lives Matter march in Charlottetown on Friday. After gathering on the Richmond Street side of the Coles Building, participants of all ages began pouring out onto Grafton Street at 5:05 p.m. – so many that it took almost 30 minutes for everyone to begin marching. With the assistance of Charlottetown Police Services, the march wound its way through the streets and ended near the provincial government buildings. The march was held following an outcry over black lives lost in Canada and the U.S., including George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet. For more coverage on the march, go to www.theguardian.pe.ca and see Monday’s Guardian.
Thousands of people took part in a peaceful Black Lives Matter march in Charlottetown on Friday. After gathering on the Richmond Street side of the Coles Building, participants of all ages began pouring out onto Grafton Street at 5:05 p.m. – so many that it took almost 30 minutes for everyone to begin marching. With the assistance of Charlottetown Police Services, the march wound its way through the streets and ended near the provincial government buildings. The march was held following an outcry over black lives lost in Canada and the U.S., including George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet. For more coverage on the march, go to www.theguardian.pe.ca and see Monday’s Guardian.

Thousands of people took part in a peaceful Black Lives Matter march in Charlottetown on Friday, June 5.

After gathering on the Richmond Street side of the Coles Building, participants of all ages began pouring out onto Grafton Street at 5:05 p.m. – so many that it took almost 30 minutes for everyone to begin marching.

With the assistance of Charlottetown Police Services, the march wound its way through the streets and ended near the provincial government buildings.

The march was held following an outcry over black lives lost in Canada and the U.S., including George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet.

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