"Enough is Enough": Black Lives Matter Twin Ports marches through Duluth to spread their message – KBJR 6

DULUTH, MN -- On Wednesday, Black Lives Matter Twin Ports and its supporters, took to the streets of Duluth to demand justice for Daunte Wright.

"The only thing I can say is I'm tired. When is it enough? Because it's a year later and it's still going on," said Lamarquita Leach, an organizer with Black Lives Matter Twin Ports.

Leach helped organize the Black Lives Matter march in Duluth on Wednesday.

A community now hurt by the death of another black man, Daunte Wright. Wright was shot and killed by Officer Kim Potter in Brooklyn Center. She is now facing a 2nd-degree manslaughter charge.

"The second degree is not what she did. She innocently murdered somebody and there was no accident. A taser weighs much less than a handgun. A handgun weighs two pounds compared to a taser like c'mon now," said Leach.

Others in attendance Wednesday said it's time to change the policing system.

"Complete reform. Just complete. They just got to abolish it and build from the bottom. I'm sorry. It starts from within," said Kenneth Fair an activist.

Fair traveled from Minneapolis to take part in the march. He said politicians need to stop talking about change and instead take action.

"They have to speak with their actions and not their words. I'm sorry, Jacob Frey, the governor. They need to step up," said Fair.

Calls to step up and make a change as a community mourns once again.

"I can't even say I thought a change would have been made by now. We've had centuries to change racism, and we didn't do it," said Leach.

Leach said they will march again Tuesday and Wednesday next week to continue to make their voices and messages heard.

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