Story by Mercedes Richardson
The National Day of Protest is an annual event that aims to bring a strong message to the nation and the emphasis of this event is to bring awareness of police brutality and the criminalization of a generation by the police.
The event began in 1996 and every year on Oct. 22, the topic is reintroduced to society in order create solidarity across the nation and to raise a voice against police brutality.
This year, information was passed out to the public through flyers that were available in Spanish.
These flyers included information that related to knowing and understanding the rights a person is entitled to when encountering the police and the brutality that occurs on a national level.
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