Large turnout of concerned citizens looking to make a difference through communication and actively getting involved. (Photo by Lyndale V. Pettus, Sr.)
By Lyndale V. Pettus Sr.
Local Sistrunk and Broward County residents at Sistrunk Community Circle Rally, 806-808 N.W. 13 Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 33311, came out Sunday with community organizers Adejare Abisogun from the Community Circle for Black Lives and Jesse Cosme of Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward pulled together with neighborhood activist, mental health professionals, young adults, children and elderly leaders to have a moment of reflection for the horrific violence that has our nation torn this past few weeks. They pulled together to offer reflection, healing and new solutions to the violence that is gripping Florida and our communities nationwide.
The event had over 250 -300 people attend to give support and voice the anger felt by so many about the violence at the hands of police. The event also mourned the attack on Dallas officers that lost their lives due to the lone gunman fed up with the repeated violence against Black men in communities across America.
Stay tuned and follow these community organizations for upcoming events this summer geared towards helping and developing positive opportunities and concepts that will lead to our communities living under better conditions as it relates to any and all violence in our neighborhoods.