NBA player Carmelo Anthony did his part in helping to get kids to the March for Our Lives rally in Washington D.C. this past weekend. Anthony revealed in an interview that he worked with the city of Baltimore to send 4,500 kids to participate in the march.
Carmelo Anthony says he helped bus 4,500 kids from Baltimore to DC for the march: “It’s a special moment…to see how powerful the youth are right now, and the voices are being heard.” pic.twitter.com/5ozXHW03jR
— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) March 24, 2018
Anthony who moved from Brooklyn to Baltimore at eight years old said they provided 80 to 90 buses for the effort. The baller expressed his appreciation for the young voices of the movement. “To see the impact that the youth have right now, it’s a special moment,” said the 33-year-old. “Especially for me and everybody to see how powerful the youth are right now, and the voices being heard, that’s the most important part.”
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