CLARKSVILLE, Tenn (CLARKSVILLENOW) – A bunch of peaceable demonstrators will conclude their actions on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard after 14 weeks.
The protests started within the wake of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor’s deaths by the hands of regulation enforcement. Since Could 30, the group has gathered each afternoon on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in entrance of Governor’s Sq. Mall to attract consideration to necessary points locally and hopefully convey change.
Group organizer, Maurice Stegall, stated they’re holding a peaceable protest in an effort to unfold love, happiness and pleasure. Stegall stated lots of people don’t perceive why we’re standing out right here.
“Our mission is to place unity again into the neighborhood and we’re going to do it by means of peace, love and unity. I’m standing for equality and justice for all, combating the entire good battles for what’s proper,” stated Stegall.
For the reason that protests started, public figures, together with Mayor Joe Pitts and his spouse Cynthia, councilwoman Valerie Guzman and state senate candidate Doug Englen, have visited the location to talk with with protesters.
In response to a Fb occasion web page, the ultimate day of protest will function a DJ, meals vans and a bunch of audio system starting at 5 p.m.