Were in this together: Roanoke State of the City focuses on resilience, equality
ROANOKE, Va. In a year unlike any other, Roanokes State of the City address Wednesday morning took a much different tone. The speech presented a stark contrast between the Star City pre-coronavirus pandemic and now. I think the city needs to have a strategy for new economic growth. Were going to ensure everyone in our city has an opportunity to live in a safe and vibrant environment, Lea said. Bowers told 10 News hes disappointed Lea didnt address increased violence, but agrees equality needs to be a priority moving forward.
Here’s how you can support the fight against racial injustice without leaving your home
Color of Change is the largest online racial injustice organization. It’s a great place to donate to help fight racial injustices. If there is any organization that has been fighting for social justice and change for years and years, it’s the ACLU. Not only does it fight for racial justice, it fights for women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and so much more. This is pretty simple: The petition is asking for justice for George Floyd’s death.