The activist group Black Lives Matter 757 organized the demonstration, calling it “Shut Down the Oceanfront 2.0” — a reference to the protest that happened on May 31 at the same location. The group led a second march on one of Virginia Beach’s busiest tourist days to push city officials and police toward more accountability and transparency, arguing that not enough has been done in response to concerns raised in recent meetings, said Aubrey Japharii Jones, the group’s president.
On Independence Day, more than 100 protest peacefully on Virginia Beach’s Boardwalk – The Virginian-Pilot
Posted on July 5, 2020 / Posted by ACM
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