About 200 people gathered in Twisp on Friday (June 12) for a general strike and silent march to mourn the lives lost to police actions and institutional racism. After a rally at the Twisp Commons, the group marched silently along Glover Street and back to the highway. Some headed to Omak afterward for a candlelight vigil.
Demonstrators carried signs with the names of 90 men, women, and children of color who lost their lives at the hands of law enforcement.
The march and vigil were part of a statewide day of action in support of all black lives in Washington and across the country. It was the third demonstration in the valley in two weeks calling for fundamental, wide-reaching reforms.
Photos by Don Nelson and Marcy Stamper