Ebrahiem Daniels, from the Equal Education Law Centre and a member of the interim steering committee of NYC, said it was important for the parade to happen.
“We are here because we must remember the youth of 1976. We are here because we must reflect on our own struggles. We are here because our memorandum of last year remains unanswered,” he said. Daniels added that it was important for the youth to participate and be represented in decision-making spaces