Hundreds of skateboarders took to the streets of Toronto to support Black Lives Matter
Skaters, bikers, and other folks on wheels took over the street Friday evening to show solidarity with the Black community, and more specifically, Black skaters in Toronto.
Hundreds gathered around 4 p.m. before heading west toward Dunbat Skatepark in Alexandra Park.
The event coincided with Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day: the unofficial American holiday that commemorates the freeing of all previously enslaved people in Texas.
Other organizers of the event included Kush Diet, Impact Skate Club, Adrift, Monstra, Toronto Skateboard Community, and Christie Pits Skateboard Park.So far, the event's GoFundMe has exceeded its goal of $1,000, with all proceeds going to the skateboard and BMX drop-in 42 Rides, Black Lives Matter and Oldowan Blackboard.
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