Hundreds march through Prairie Village in support of Black Lives Matter movement

Hundreds gathered at a rally for racial justice in Prairie Village in June.

Following a nationwide movement sparked by the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, hundreds of people marched and rallied Wednesday evening along Mission Road in Prairie Village in a demonstration of solidarity with the black community.

Organized by two Prairie Village couples and a committee of locals, the Stand Up for Black Lives March & Rally drew a crowd that gathered at the Prairie Village Community Center to march to the Village Shops for a rally.