OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) held a rally against gun violence and white supremacy in Oakland Tuesday evening.
Dozens of people gathered in a show of support for the victims of the recent mass shootings in Gilroy, Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas.READ MORE: Man Approaches, Threatens Teenage Girls in Berkeley; Police Seek Surveillance Footage
“We are strengthened to take on the challenges of gun violence and racism in a new way and with a renewed spirit that says to Donald Trump and his administration that, ‘Enough is enough. You will not break out spirits,'” Lee said to the crowd.READ MORE: San Mateo County Supervisors Approve New District Maps
The event, called “A Night of Healing,” kicked off at 5:30 p.m. at Frank Ogawa Plaza outside Oakland City Hall on 14th Street. The event featured youth leaders and other guest speakers.MORE NEWS: COVID: Contra Costa Supes Tell Health Department To Crack Down On Establishments Defying Health Order
Oakland city councilmembers were present, as well as mayors and leaders from other Bay Area cities.