Group carries signs outside Eielson Air Force Base in support of Black Lives Matter movement

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) On Friday, June 5th, a group of women gathered near the main gate of Eielson Air Force Base to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Bealer said that when she was present, the group's size reached about 11 people. (Alex Bengel/KTVF)

Carrying signs and receiving honks from passersby, the group came from on base in response to the death of George Floyd and recent events around the country.

16-year-old Debranna Bealer was one of those present. She said she came with a couple of friends who wished not to be identified by name.
“We wanted to show support with the cause in any way we could,” Bealer said.

According to Bealer, while she was present the number of supporters reached about 11 over the course of the day. She said the event’s planning began the previous week, and she hopes to attend more events in Fairbanks in the future.

“It just takes a few hours or minutes just to come out and show your support,” she said.

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