Banks, protest, Washington County

Black Lives Matter protest and march planned Friday in Banks

A man photographs a Black Lives Matter protest in Forest Grove on Tuesday, June 2. Photo: Chas Hundley

BANKS - Organizers plan a protest and march Friday evening to show solidarity with Black community members in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by police, adding Banks as the latest small town in Oregon and across the nation to hold such a demonstration.

The “Black Lives Matter - Protesting Racial Injustices in Our Society” protest is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. at Greenville City Park, announced organizer Christina Barackman, a Banks resident . . .

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