Calling themselves Youth Against Inequality, a group of young local activists staged a candlelight vigil on Saturday, June 13, to honor African-Americans who were killed by police violence.
About 100 people gathered in the plaza at Irwin Park, some in the low-key crowd holding signs featuring refrains of the Black Lives Matter movement. Others stood with family and friends, alternately enjoying one another’s company and turning somber in remembrance of the event.
Shante and Mark Roberson, of Markham, said they attended the event to commemorate those who have died at the . . .