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Anna Leachman

Francisco Serrano, a candidate for Bowling Green City Commissioner, speaks to the crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in Circus Square Park on Sept. 26, 2020. Serrano included a personal connection in his speech by sharing that his little cousin was hit by a car and killed on March 30, 2016. She was struck in the same spot that a 5-year-old Black child was hit and killed in the 80s. His mother fought tirelessly to have a stoplight placed in that location but to no avail. “Change did not happen for their family and for this community,” Serrano said. “At the end of the day these are our lives we are fighting for.