IndyKids reporter Alejandra Paulino had the opportunity to interview one of the main organizers of the Millions March NYC Synead Nichols about her activism.
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In 2014, Anayvette Martinez’s fourth grade daughter wanted to join a girl’s group similar to but separate from the Girl Scouts of the USA. The Radical Monarchs were born.
On August 9, 2014, police officer Darren Wilson shot unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. On December 13, 2014, tens of thousands of people gathered for the “Millions March” in New York City and across the country to protest police killings of unarmed black and brown people.