Powerful video shows a 7-year-old giving a rousing speech to Black Lives Matter protesters in New York
- Video circulating on social media shows a seven-year-old protester giving a powerful speech to a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in New York last week.
- Wynta-Amor Rogers, a first-grader and Long Island native, can be seen in the video leading chants of “No justice, no peace,” at a demonstration in Merrick, New York.
- Rogers has been filmed leading chants and marching at protests in recent days. One video of Rogers passionately chanting at a protest in Merrick has garnered over 22 million views as of Sunday evening.
- Rogers has said she’s determined to prompt change, just like Martin Luther King Jr. did.
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Wynta-Amor Rogers, a seven-year-old protester from Long Island, has gone viral on social media after videos emerged of her marching, chanting, and leading protesters through a powerful speech last week.
In less than two weeks, protests have erupted across all 50 states and in several countries over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Calls are being made to end police brutality and for justice to …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]