- Deveon Joseph, a 2020 graduate spent his graduation day protesting with the Black Lives Matter movement
- The young man was spotted at University Ave, St. Paul, Minnesota fully adorned in a gown and cap
- Protests have surged in cities across the United States after the untimely demise of George Floyd, a black man who passed after a white police officer knelt on his neck
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A gentleman identified as Deveon Joseph who was part of a 2020 graduating class joined the Black Life Matter protest all dressed up in his full graduation gown.
The photo that was reportedly shared on social media by Nathan Aguirre after which it quickly went viral because of the seeming courage and passion of the young man that the action portrays.
In the picture, Deveon Joseph was spotted at University Ave, St. Paul, Minnesota with his graduation outfit in what looked like early moments of nightfall.
See photo below:
Protesters have raged in cities across the United States after the untimely demise of George Floyd, a black man who passed after a white police officer knelt on his neck.
The sad event turned out to be only one of the many times that black people have had to lose their lives over minor offences or crimes they did not commit at all.
Deveon Joseph's passion to join protestors even on his graduation day sparked many reactions on social media.
Nerd Wonder indicates that the young graduate is actually making history
@FickleProd indicates he can't even imagine what being in the young man's shoes would feel like:
Yukie felt sorry for Deveon that he had to graduate at such a time
In a related development, a warm moment has been witnessed in Coral Gables, Miami, Florida, in the United States after police officers and protesters knelt to pray amid the ongoing protests in various parts of America.
George Floyd's cruel death in the hands of police officers sparked outrage across the US and protests emerged which were characterised by looting and clashes between law enforcers and demonstrators.
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