Updated: July 20, 2020 09:04 AM
Created: July 20, 2020 08:37 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Thousands of people across the country will walk off their jobs in protest on Monday, including in Rochester.
Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” workers are striking as a response to racial and economic inequality, which they say has deepened during the pandemic. They’re demanding action to confront white supremacy, the public health emergency, and the broken economy.