Protests in big cities like Washington DC, New York City and Los Angeles have garnered attention, but in small towns, there are also acts of solidarity.

Black Lives Matter protests aren't just happening in big cities. They're also in America's small towns

Updated 2:04 AM ET, Sat June 6, 2020

(CNN)As a person of color, Kaneesha Willie has dealt with racism her entire life.

Participating in her hometown's protest in Paducah, Kentucky, gave her an opportunity to show her young, mixed-race kids that their voices matter, especially as black people are fighting to be heard in the wake of George Floyd's death.
The 23-year-old said she was proud to see her small town fight for justice in such a big way at the Chief Paduke statue, a historical marker for the town.
"We all bleed red," Willie said