Right now we take a peek at NEXTGEN and continued reporting on local news highlights concerning student activism.
Normally we don't really cover student issue but the protest leader was an adult and this report is mostly about pending Missouri legislation with little real opposition . . .
"Braving high winds and the 38-degree temperature, protesters walked nearly a mile from the school on Broadway Boulevard to the Jackson County Courthouse, chanting and carrying signs and LGBTQ flags."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
About 100 students, parents and staff from Crossroads Preparatory Academy in Kansas City walked out of school Wednesday to protest legislation in Missouri they say targets the LGBTQ community. "We are here because we need to protest against the bills that are set out to be oppressive towards our LGBTQ sisters, brothers and siblings," said Syd Black, a senior who organized the walkout.