JJ Barnes

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My first political protest march and democracy not being a spectator sport.

I had never been on a political protest march before yesterday. There’s been causes I’ve believed in, terrible things I’ve wanted to protest again, but I had never actually marched. I wouldn’t feel safe taking my children to a march. Some would blame this on inexperience, and several children were in the crowd, but having now marched I still wouldn’t