Compton Peace Walk – June 2020

On June 6, 2020, brothers from Tau Tau Chapter participated in the Compton Peace Walk. This walk began at the Gateway Tower center and ended at the MLK Monument in Compton. Aja Brown, Mayor of Compton, was in attendance.

According to Mike Shapiro, Sports Illustrated, Los Angels native and Rockets guard Russell Westbrook spoke in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Spurs guard and fellow Los Angeles native DeMar DeRozan and rapper Kendrick Lamar were also in attendance.

Westbrook told the crowd to “Continue to fight for one another, lift one another up, protect your home, your team, and your family. In times like this we need to stick together.”

Westbrook’s speech was followed by a moment of silence.