Friday, July 15, 2016

In Washington DC ‪#‎PeoplesMarch16‬ By Kelly Ann Braun, BAT Leadership Team - Ohio BAT Badass Teachers Association

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In Washington DC ‪#‎PeoplesMarch16‬

By Kelly Ann Braun, BAT Leadership Team and Ohio BAT



I saw three children with their mom, there for the rally, in the hotel lobby. They taught me that the board there was a touch screen. I forget where they were from, but feel sure of where they are headed.


I saw a child from Chicago step to the mic, and without script or paper, choke up while he realized with deep awareness that he was standing where his great granddaddy had stood. Leading, pleading for still for the same his granddaddy had wanted for him. 






I saw a huge circle of children sitting around a gentleman leading them in simple chants, that they might lead the march.

I saw two children help their daddy take a giant pencil out of a box, and I watched them as they watched him sing out his message once again. The daughter sang every single solitary word right along with him.

I saw two grandchildren there with their activist Florida grandma.

I saw the astute son of two
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