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‘There’s no turning back’: Hundreds protest racial inequality, police brutality in Mount Vernon

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Justice for George Floyd peaceful protest leader

Hundreds filled downtown Mount Vernon on Monday night to participate in the "Justice for George Floyd" peaceful protest.

MOUNT VERNON – Jim Singletary never thought he’d see the day.

Protesters – young and old, white and black – marching around Public Square in downtown Mount Vernon. Hundreds of them, chanting and shouting and hoisting signs. Fed up with racial inequality, police brutality, and the systemic oppression of black Americans that began in 1619 and continues today.