For Immediate Release
The NC NAACP, The Freedom Center for Social Justice and The Forward Together Moral Movement will hold a Mass Moral Monday Vigil and Prayer Against Hate and Discrimination.
RALEIGH - In the wake of the June 12th mass shooting in Orlando that left 50 people dead and 53 other wounded, the NC NAACP, the Freedom Center For Social Justice and the Forward Together Moral Movement will hold a Mass Moral Monday Vigil for Love, Justice, and Equality against Hate and Discrimination this afternoon at Bicentennial Mall, 16 W. Jones St. The event will begin at 4:30 pm with music. The speaker program will begin at 5:00 pm with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber ll as the MC. We will hear from students, Clergy and others who will speak against hate and discrimination. The Memorial Vigil will begin around 5:45 pm by calling the names and honoring the memories of the Charleston 9 and the Orlando 49 followed by the releasing of the doves. We will end the event by a musical tribute.
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WHO: NC NAACP and The Forward Together Moral Movement
WHAT: Mass Moral Monday Vigil and Prayer Against Hate and Discrimination
WHEN: Monday, June 20 at 4:30 pm
WHERE: Bicentennial Mall, 16 W. Jones St. Raleigh, NC
Founded Feb. 12. 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots–based civil rights organization. Its more than half-million members and supporters throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.