Nearly 300 people turned out for the Zoom discussion, which also took on how factors that led to Floyd’s killing are connected to problems Montclair faces.
MHS students brought a list of demands, to the Board of Education, and rallied and marched, in the Black Lives Matter Unity Walk on Sunday, June 7.
The Montclair NAACP Youth Council held a “Let’s Talk About It” event on Sunday, May 24, for the public to share their thoughts on what is contributing to Montclair’s long-standing achievement gap, and how those issues could probably be addressed.
The forum was co-moderated by MHS juniors Genesis Whitlock and Shayla George, who serve as the president and vice president, respectively, of the Montclair NAACP Youth Council. George is also the president of the MHS Black Student Union.