For The Children: A March Last Sunday


I wish I would have been in Jamaica for this event. I’m so sorry I missed it. Let’s hope it changes the conversation. Thanks to fellow blogger Emma for this great recap.

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Social activist Michael Abrahams organized a march on Sunday, May 17 in Kingston. I was not there – but I was there in spirit. I wanted to share with you some photographs of the event, shamelessly filched from others’ Facebook pages (well, I did warn them!) The aim is sincere. It is important to galvanize and raise awareness still higher as we seek to Protect Our Children. We have been doing a poor job, so far. Dr. Abrahams pledges that real action will follow.

Crazy activists! Who says you can't have fun while protesting? (Photo: Michael Abrahams/Facebook) Crazy activists! Who says you can’t have fun while protesting? (Photo: Quality of Citizenship Jamaica/Facebook)

Here’s a Facebook comment from Mikey that I thought I would share here, as it sums up his (and actually, my) philosophy: “Yesterday I looked at the crowd that had gathered for the ‘Protect Our Children’ march. I saw adults and children. I saw Christians and non-believers. I saw Labourites…

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