Tag: protest

By Stefanie Jackson – A crowd of protesters who gathered in Exmore Town Park last Saturday evening stood silently for eight minutes and 46 seconds, the length of time that three Minneapolis police officers allowed a fourth to hold his knee on the neck of George Floyd, who died...
By Stefanie Jackson – The death of George Floyd, a black man from Minneapolis, Minn., who suffered at the hands of city police, has spawned protests across the country, including on the Eastern Shore. Kaliyah Diamond Weatherly, of Cape Charles, is the organizer of Justice for George Floyd, a protest...
By Carol Vaughn -- More than three dozen people marched against violence on a rainy Sunday in Onancock. Organized by minister Quintavion Washington, the march from near the edge of town to the gazebo downtown caught the attention of passersby, one of whom rolled down his truck window and shouted thanks...