NAACP to hold memorial rally: April 27

| April 26, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Branch of the NAACP is scheduled to host Stop the Violence Stop the Funerals, Pick Up a Book Not a Gun march and rally from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 27 starting at the Corner of Pontiac Street and S. Anthony Boulevard to McKinnie Avenue.

NAACP officials issued the following statement regarding the march:

“We have lost more than 700 citizens since 1980 due to senseless crime and gun violence and we would like to do a Memorial Roll Call during the rally. We are asking family and friends of a loved one who was lost to violence to please contact us on the web at: fortwaynenaacp.org. You can also text  62227 to provide your info and receive updates from your local NAACP.

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