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‘We’re Tired of Being Hurt’

A Closer Look at Last Week’s Local Black Lives Matter Protest

  • Diamond Houston holds up a sign as other protesters chant in front of Schulenburg City Hall at the Black Lives Matter demonstration in Schulenburg Wednesday evening, June 3. Photo by Andy Behlen
    Diamond Houston holds up a sign as other protesters chant in front of Schulenburg City Hall at the Black Lives Matter demonstration in Schulenburg Wednesday evening, June 3. Photo by Andy Behlen
  • Protester Charity Williams speaks with Darryl Vyvjala of the Schulenburg Sticker newspaper at the Black Lives Matter demonstration in Schulenburg Wednesday evening, June 3. Photo by Andy Behlen
    Protester Charity Williams speaks with Darryl Vyvjala of the Schulenburg Sticker newspaper at the Black Lives Matter demonstration in Schulenburg Wednesday evening, June 3. Photo by Andy Behlen
The protest movement that swept across the nation in recent weeks following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis came to Fayette County last week. A group of residents from Schulenburg, Weimar and the surrounding area held a demonstration on the steps of Schulenburg City Hall last Wednesday, June 3. Another was scheduled to take place Sunday evening, June 7. “Just like your grandfathers…

 

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