“There is no silence in television…. what it says to me is these kids are rule breakers, They are not just future voters. These are future candidates. These are future leaders”

regarding student gun legislation activist Emma Gonzalez’s speech incorporating a lengthy uncomfortable silence to mark the length of time her classmates were being murdered, 6 minutes and 20 seconds.

Tiffany Cross, journalist, editor “The Beat DC” speaking with Joy Reid at the Washington DC March for Our Lives March 24, 2018