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Black Lives Matter in Our Community

Recently, Black Lives Matter has been trending in the news and media. I had a simple understanding of it, but I still wasn’t confident. I saw people get backlash for saying “all lives matter”, and I didn’t want to say anything inappropriate like that. So, in a desire to learn more and increase awareness of our local Black Lives Matter community, I interviewed Makeba Scott Hunter, a concerned mother and Black Lives Matter advocate from Herndon. She recently attended 3 separate protests in the Northern Virginia area. Since its founding in 2013, the Black Lives Matter organization and movement has been advocating against police brutality and racial injustice inflicted on Black communities. Hunt

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