The protesters were not only marching to protect themselves now, but in the future as well. Explained Walker, 13, a student at Wesley International Academy: “We’re the kids, we’re the future.”
Protesters’ signs shouted what it seemed they could not say enough times. These were the messages they plastered onto cardboard boxes and poster board so the world would see what they meant — so the world could see how much they meant it.
Working as an intern for Congressman Lewis, I was constantly reminded to never be afraid to do what I believe is morally correct, even if the act itself may not be completely correct. I was reminded to cause “good trouble.”