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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Atlanta protests and demands against police brutality moving forward...

Rise Up Georgia has announced #RestInPower: A Memorial For Black Lives protest activities which will begin this Saturday, May 2, starting at 11 am with a processional at the Rise Up Georgia office, 1292-B Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta, Ga.

Attendees are asked to dress in funeral or mourning attire.

The event is in response to the killing of Anthony Hill, Kevin Davis, Nicholas Thomas, Troy Davis, Kendrick Johnson, Ervin Jefferson, Calvon Reid, Kathryn Johnston, and many more.

The processional will proceed to a 1 p.m. Memorial Service held at Oakburst Baptist Church, 222 East Lake Drive in Decatur, Ga. Dinner will be served after the service. 

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In order to help support Saturday's Rise Up Georgia’s "Memorial for Black Lives" activities, the Nicholas Thomas Justice Coalition and #TakeTheStreets  has rescheduled the Nicholas Thomas Justice Rally from Saturday to Sunday, May 3 at 2:30 p.m. at Jonquil Park, 2801 Park Rd, Smyrna, Ga. According to organizers, "This action, planned by #ItsBiggerThanYou, will let the city, county and world know we are serious, and we will not go away." Volunteer marshall training will be provided before the rally at 12:30 p.m.

Additionally, the Nicholas Thomas Justice Coalition
will be presenting a list of demands in a letter addressed to several public safety and elected officials later today. For more information, contact Rich Pellegrino at 404-573-1199. 

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