Student-led organization hosting Brampton march to protest anti-Black racism

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A rally held by a student-led organization to protest against anti-Black racism will take place in Brampton this weekend. 

The rally is being hosted by Black Lives Ontario and will take place on Sunday, July 5 at Gage Park from 2:30 pm to 4:45 pm.

The student-led organization includes high school students entering Grade 11 and the event will include dancers, singers, motivational speakers and other performers. 

We are planning this event to make a change in Canada and to show the prevalence of racism; systemic or not, that continues to plague our province as a whole,” said the Go Fund Me page that was set up for the rally.

According to the Go Fund Me page, the hosts of this rally hope it will be a “peaceful march” and are planning on raising money for “the victims of police brutality and racism in Canada.”

For more information on Black Lives Ontario, visit their Facebook or Instagram pages or send an email to blacklivesontario [at] gmail [dot] com.

Photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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