Opinion Street Beat

STREET BEAT: ‘How do you view the March for Our Lives demonstration by students?’

Compiled by Dennis J. Freeman in Compton.

Tyler Battles
“It didn’t necessarily move me in either direction because gun violence is … something that definitely needs to be changed. It is something that policymakers need to pay attention to.”
Craig Douglas
Los Angeles
“I think it was a positive march. The youth let the world know that they are sick and tired of gun violence and that they are the future, and are for a change.”
Israel Rakhem
“It didn’t change my mind. More importantly, it didn’t change the minds of the NRA. If it’s not going to change their minds, then there is no improvement.”