Black Lives Matter Protest in Williamstown Draws Hundreds
Margot Besnard attended her first Black Lives Matter march in 2016.
Four years later, the issue is as pronounced as ever, and instead of being a marcher, she was an organizer.
Besnard and Erin Ostheimer, along with the grassroots organization Greylock Together, put out the call, and hundreds of area residents flocked to the Field Park rotary on Friday afternoon to express their anger at the death of George Floyd and their hunger for racial justice in America.
For some, it was their first such rally. For others, like Besnard, Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis Police was a sign that their movement is as relevant today as it was four years earlier.
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