The protests centered on the killing of George Floyd, who was suffocated by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, and the killing of Breonna Taylor, who Louisville police officers fatally shot in her apartment while serving a no-knock warrant on the wrong address.
These images reflect a city in turmoil.
“It’s like a part of you is missing.”
Clearly, these two groups clearly recognized the value in each other.
The joy of Friday’s parade was of such a degree that at least one person, with no connection to the school, was moved as to dance.
Families drove from all over Long Beach to Prisk Elementary for National Teacher Appreciation Day.
To give you an idea of the level of excitement, check out the kids at the 1:50 mark who simply cannot contain themselves.
All in all, a good day.