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Love Walk Response to Racial Incident in GV

If you think there isn’t racism in Nevada County, you are sadly mistaken. That’s the message from a local man who says his son was harassed, and racial epithets were repeatedly yelled at him. Jamal Walker, who is the co-founder of ‘Creating Communities Beyond Bias’, says his son Imani was walking in downtown on Mill Street earlier this week, when a carload of young men began to follow him, repeatedly yelling the “N-word” out the window. Walker tells the story on a Facebook post, and says the name-calling and bullying wasn’t the worst part…

Listen to Jamal Walker

Walker says his son, who is a student at Nevada Union High School, has been repeatedly bothered and doesn’t like to go to school much anymore. Volunteer student advisor and mentor Marty Lombardi says the situation can’t be ignored…

Listen to Marty Lombardi

Walker has organized what he is calling a “Love Walk” down Mill Street for his son, and hopes everyone of all races attends. It will start at 5pm (Friday) in front of the Del Oro Theater.


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