About 1,000 Westchester residents in the Rye area participated in a Black Lives Matter protest and march on Saturday, June 13th.
The peaceful group gathered at Rye High School located at 1 Parsons St, at 2 pm and then marched to the village green for speeches from local officials and activists. The group then resumed its march, winding around Rye before ending back at the high school.
Here is the speech of Westchester Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins.
Here is the speech of NY-16 Congressional Candidate Jamaal Bowman.
Here is speech from Port Chester Board of Trustee Joan Grangenois-Thomas.
Others who made speeches included Westchester County Executive George Latimer, City of Rye Mayor Josh Cohn, Westchester County Legislator Catherine Parker, NYS Assembly Candidate Meg Cameron and NY State Senator Shelley B. Mayer.
Video and Pic courtesy of MyRye.com