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By Thomas Schmitt
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Newry Hosts Rally for Progress for People of Color

 

Last updated 6/30/2020 at 2:19pm

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The Newry Lions Club Park hosted a Regional Rally for Progress for People of Color on Saturday, June 27. Canopies and tents were set up through the grounds at Newry Lions Club Park to provide the public all necessary accommodations throughout the day-long rally.

The Newry Lions Club Park hosted a Regional Rally for Progress for People of Color (PPC ) on Saturday, June 27.

"We want to call attention and open dialogue to racial tension and police brutality for all people," Darius Morgan, director of PPC, said. "We want to make this a family event and plan to hold more in the future. We have worked diligently to promote this event through Instagram, Facebook, WTAJ TV, WRTA Radio and numerous fliers sent out."

Morgan said the event had actually been promoted from State College to Pittsburgh and was hoping to have 200 to 300 people in attendance for the...



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