Holmen High School holds “Amplifying Black Voices” presentation in honor of MLK

HOLMEN, Wis. (WKBT)- Holmen High Schools’ Diverse Cultural Alliance Group and Equity Team celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Junior’s birthday Monday with a presentation about amplifying black voices.

The group viewed a film and then discussed bias, racism, and privilege.

Organizers hope to challenge the community to change the policies and practices that disproportionately impact black youth and their families.

“Really just making people aware of things going on and to educate other and for people to listen,” said Holmen junior Justice Brazelton.

This is the first year Holmen High School has hosted this forum.

The students’ goal is to organize a similar event every year.

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