Monson Black Lives Matter protest sees a whole bunch of native residents attend

Monson, Mass. (WWLP) – The protest started with speeches from the organizers at Memorial Corridor. They then marched down Important Avenue, with a Monson police cruiser in entrance of them.

This Black Lives Matter protest attracted a crowd with a variety of ages.


22Information spoke with Monson resident Emmaladd Shepherd who instructed us he’s deeply saddened and angered at numerous shows of racism and police brutality in America.

“I’m in tears, I’m indignant, I’m depressed. Its simply terrible and I simply needed to do one thing.”

Monson Protest Organizer, Anastasia Tabasco-Flores instructed 22Information that she has skilled racism all through her life.


“There are individuals who say racism doesn’t exist. I’m right here to say as a lived expertise that’s not true,” stated Tobasco-Flores. “That’s what lots of people are attempting to say. We will’t be good however we are able to all the time attempt to do higher.”

Organizers instructed 22Information this protest was meant to be a peaceable one, they usually labored with police to make sure it remained that means. It ended exterior the Monson police station.