Over a hundred Edmontonians gathered Saturday to make a stand against racism and hate.
The ‘Building Bridges Against Hate’ walk was organized by eight different community organizations including Black, Indigenous, Muslim, Asian and LGBTQ2S+ representation.
The Building Bridges Against Hate walk was held in downtown Edmonton Saturday.
Dozens of people marched in the demonstration, which was spurred by the recent shootings of six Asian women near Atlanta, Georgia.
In an act of solidarity, anti-hate and anti-racism walks were held Saturday across communities including one in Edmonton, which went from Wong’s Benevolent Association on 96 Street to Churchill Square. Hundreds marched holding signs saying ‘Stop Hate’, ‘We All Deserve to be Safe’ and ‘Hate is a Virus.’
An anti-racism rally is being planned in Edmonton this weekend following violence against various racialized communities both in Alberta and around the world.
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