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LAHS students organize walk out on the anniversary of George Floyd's death

Original post made on Jun 5, 2021

Los Altos High School students organized a march on on May 25, the anniversary of George Floyd's murder by a Minneapolis police officer.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, May 29, 2021, 8:15 AM

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jun 5, 2021 at 11:29 am

Steven Nelson is a registered user.

Thank you Mr. Moos and Mr. Taylor for organizing this instance of Trouble. Good Trouble. (late Honorable US Rep. John Lewis). Reference the picture of marcher Talbet legally holding a sign in the pedestrian safety zone in the middle of ECR.

Keep it in the press, and on the minds of the community - remnants of The Problem remain today after; 1 year (Floyd), 100 years (Tulsa), 156 years (US 13th Amendment & Juneteenth), 158 years (Emancipation Proclamation), 217 years (1808 end of US Constitutional protection of slave importation / Article I Section 9), 232 years (1789 US Constitution's "three-fifth person" / Article I Section 2), 402 years (1619 first British colony slaves), 456 years (1565 first permanent Spanish colony slaves, St. Augustine, Florida)

- dates from Wikipedia article "Slavery in the United States"

Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jun 5, 2021 at 11:38 am

Steven Nelson is a registered user.

corrected math, elapsed time since 1808 is 213 years (2021-1808=213)

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