The Black Lives Matter movement is one of the most important of our times. We have too often paid lip service to equality. Too many of us have ticked the boxes without addressing the underlying issues of discrimination and disadvantage. On Friday evening, a Black Lives Matter protest, it might be better called a gathering, will be held in Linney Park under strict social distancing rules. The organisers have worked hard to create a three metre social distanced event. We cannot ignore Black Lives Matter just because we live in a town that is not racially diverse. We cannot ignore Black Lives Matter because the protest has erupted when we, and much of the world, is under lockdown restrictions.