Hundreds of thousands of protestors, mainly young people marched across various states in the U.S. on Saturday, March 24 calling for stricter and tighter gun control laws amidst the sudden surge in school shootings.
In attendance at the main event in Washington DC were Student leader and Parkland survivor Emma Gonzalez, Martin Luther King’s granddaughter Yolanda Renee King, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Common and a host of other influential personalities and celebrities.
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Take a look at some of the emotional speeches at the event.
The entire speech.
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Student leader and Parkland survivor Emma Gonzalez’s speech.
11-year-old student Naomi Wadler speaking the event.
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Ghanaian-American rapper Vic Mensa performing.
#MLK and #CorettaScottKing’s granddaughter, Yolanda Renee King, speaking at #MarchForOurLivesDC. Yolanda will be at our April 7 #KingCentennialsSpeak. Join us. Register: https://t.co/Hdyewm5orI. #MarchForOurLives. #MLK50Forward pic.twitter.com/hZIo6Dyd8W
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Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King’s granddaughter Yolanda Renee King speaking at the event.