State Senator, Area Mayors To Host Juneteenth Police Accountability Protest

Thursday, June 18, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

On Friday, June 19, 4 p.m., Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford (4th), state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th), Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey, Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins and Forest Park Mayor Rory Hoskins other elected officials will host a Juneteenth Police Accountability Protest.

The march will start at Broadview Village Hall, 2350 S. 25th Ave. in Broadview, and end in Forest Park on Circle Ave. and the Harrison Street Bridge, “where participants will join Forest Park Against Racism for a memorial honoring the lives of those killed by acts of racism,” Sen. Lightford’s office explained in a recent statement.

The march will start at 4 p.m., and is expected to end at Circle Ave. and Harrison St. by 6 p.m. Other participants in the march will include: Milwaukee Buck Sterling Brown, Proviso Math and Science Academy Senior Ivoryana Neal, Eureka Lodge #64, West Cook County Youth Club and Forest Park Against Racism, Lightford’s office said.

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