Taking the Dream Home to Boone rally held

Students and community members rally at the Take the Dream Home to Boone event. Photo by Kim Reynolds  |  The Appalachian
A Taking the Dream Home to Boone rally was held at Harvest House on Tuesday – the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington – in opposition of recent legislation passed by the North Carolina General
Assembly and the actions of the Watauga County Board of Elections.

The rally was one of 14 held across the state, organized by North Carolina National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.  

Approximately 600 people attended the rally, said planning committee member Tommy Brown.
Brown said the event created “a great energy to take forward,” and that he plans to work on campus to make sure students have the opportunity to be a part of the cause.  

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