Solidarity around the world …… the world is watching!!
Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:
‘These protests will continue for a long time ‘
Thousands of Americans have gathered this morning in Washington DC to protest against excessive police violence and mistreatment of black citizens.
It’s not just Americans who stand on the barricades. Dutch people like René Heusden are demonstrating as well. Together with his children Sarah and Maya he went early to the US capital.
For his family, it is important to be there. “I’m married to an African-American woman and I have two African-American children. We are very shocked about what happened at various places throughout the country in recent weeks.”
Heusden sees in his daily life how the police act against his wife and children. “Certainly my wife still avoids certain states. We never travel feeling happily to the south of the United States. If we go to Alabama or Mississippi chances…
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