Activists gather on Town Hall Green in Trumbull to discuss ways to tackle racism

Organizers say the event was planned this month so it would mark a year since the death of George Floyd.

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2021, 6:12 PM

Updated 1,057 days ago

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Residents in Trumbull gathered on the Town Hall Green for a rally against racism Saturday.
Organizers say the event was planned this month so it would mark a year since the death of George Floyd.
Saige Annakie spoke at the rally to tell her first experience of racism, which happened when she was 6 years old.
"My message today was just to make it clear that racism does in fact happen in Trumbull," she said. "In first grade, I was referred to by the n-word by a fellow student."
Annakie and other speakers said there has been inches of progress made since last year, but there is still more that needs to be done, including changes to the education system and policing.


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