Des Moines, Iowa, Latino civil rights activists call for changes

Des Moines Latino civil rights activists call for changes in wake of shooting



WE’RE LIVE IN INDIANAPOLIS WITH A LOOK AT TODAY’S MATCH-UP. ANUNR: NO KCCI 8 NEWS AT NOON STARTS NOW. YXAL THE LEAGUE OF LATIN AMERICA CITIZENS OF IOWA, OR LULAC, CALLS FOR MORE CONVERSATIONS. KCCI’S MARCUS MCINTOSH WAS THER TO HEAR THEIR PASSIONATE WORDS. MARCUS? MARCUS: SAYING THEIR COMMUNITY HAS BEEN MARGINALIZED AND IGNORED FAR TOO LONG, PEOPLE FROM THE LATINO COMMITUNY STOOD TOGETHER THIS MORNING SO THEIR COLLECTIVE VOICES COULD BE HEARD. MEETING OUTSIDE OF EAST HIGH SCHOOL, THE SCENE OF MONDAY’S DEADLY SHOOTING THAT LEFT A 15-YEAR-OLD DAD AND TWO OTHERS INJURED. THEY SHOWED UP SAYING THAT THE VIOLENT ATTACK SHOULD NEVER HAVE HAPPENED SAYING THE RESPONSIBILITY FLIOR WHAT HAPPENED IS NOT JUST A LATINO COMMUNITY PROBLE BM, UT A PROBLEM FOR EVERYONE. SAYING THIS IS AWAKE UP CALL SO MUCH MORE THAN A DEADLGAY NG INCIDENT. IT IVIS OLENCE CAUSED BY A LACK OF RESOURCES AND NO GUN CONTROL. THEYEEK SIS TIME FOR ACTION. – THEY SAY IT IS TIME FOR ACTION. >> LATINOS CANNOT BE IGNORED ANY LONGER. WE ARE THE LARGEST MINORITIZED GROUP IN IA. LATINX LEADERSHIP EXISTS HERE. WE ARE HERE. MARCUS: THE COMMUNITY LEADERS SAY THEY ARE GRIEVING FOR THE 15-YEAR-OLD WHO LOST HIS WIFE AND THE TWO GIRLS IN ETH HOSPITAL AS WELL AS THE FAMILIES OF THOSE CHARGED WITH THE DEADLY SHOOTING. LIVEN SI MOINES, ARCU

Des Moines Latino civil rights activists call for changes in wake of shooting

Latino civil rights activists and leaders are working with local leaders to address Monday’s tragedy at East High School and try to figure out what to do next.The League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa held a news conference at East High School Friday.Community leaders from around Des Moines have denounced the targeted attack and say it’s way past time to make changes in the city.KCCI’s Marcus McIntosh was there to hear their passionate words.Previous coverage:

Latino civil rights activists and leaders are working with local leaders to address Monday’s tragedy at East High School and try to figure out what to do next.

The League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa held a news conference at East High School Friday.

Community leaders from around Des Moines have denounced the targeted attack and say it’s way past time to make changes in the city.

KCCI’s Marcus McIntosh was there to hear their passionate words.

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