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Parents see protests as a teaching moment for their children
Parents see protests as a teaching moment for their children

James Henderson grabbed his daughter Kya's tiny hand and reminded his youngest, Kendall, to hold on to him as the family joined a crowd of about 100 Saturday on a march to City Hall. Henderson, 42, of Northeast Baltimore, said he wanted his children — Kendall, 7; Kya, 8; and James Jr., 15 — to witness firsthand the power protesters can have to bring change to a beleaguered city. He was among the many parents who brought young children over the past two weeks to participate in the protests following Freddie Gray's death. Many of the parents, both black and white, said they wanted to teach their children the power of their voices. Others said they wanted to use...

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