Local BLM leader seeks to promote a better understanding

FROM RIGHT: Linda Sharp, Imperial Valley Black Lives Matter CEO Hilton Smith, Generation Justice’s Aeiramique Glass Blake, Wesley Smith and Imperial Valley Social Justice Committee co-founder Marlene Thomas are shown here in front of the Imperial County Superior Courthouse for a check presentation on Saturday. COURTESY PHOTO


EL CENTRO — Hilton Smith and a small group of Black Lives Matters supporters met outside the Imperial County Superior Courthouse Saturday afternoon to present a check for $1,000 to San Diego-based Generation Justice.

Generation Justice in a non-profit advocacy organization describes itself as youth and student activists organizing for social justice.

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