“Spread the news,” Genevieve Huizar
told the crowd. “Tell your family and your friends about a candlelight
vigil tonight at Anna Drive.”
The time for the event was set for around 6:30 p.m. at the site where her son was shot to death exactly eight months ago today.
Lupe Diaz, Manuel's older sister, was also at the protest. She found out about the OCDA findings yesterday–not from the DA's office, though. “I was actually on Facebook and I'd seen somebody post it and turned on the news,” Diaz says. “I was disappointed but I was not surprised.
Similar sentiments are sure to draw others to the memorial site this evening for the candlelight vigil on Anna Drive.
Gabriel San Román is from Anacrime. He’s a journalist, subversive historian and the tallest Mexican in OC. He also once stood falsely accused of writing articles on Turkish politics in exchange for free food from DönerG’s!