Basketball player Carmelo Anthony, the television network MTV and the civil rights organization NAACP are all helping to send Baltimore area students to the March for Our Lives rally in Washington on Saturday, they said.
“Partnering with @MTV @NAACP and my city of Bmore to support #MarchForOurLives,” Anthony, a Baltimore native, posted on Twitter Friday. “Sending over 4,500 kids from Baltimore to the March tomorrow... We've all had #ENOUGH! Proud of our youth for standing up gun violence.”
The anti-gun violence rally was organized by youth after 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last month.
Officials in Washington are expecting the march to...