YOUR VOICE: Justice for Tommie-Shreveport Protest/March
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - ‘We, The People’ gathered Saturday afternoon for a peaceful protest and march in downtown Shreveport.
Organizers and those participating are honoring Tommie McGlothen and Wavey Austin, who allegedly died in police custody. They also plan to honor George Floyd and others.
The peaceful protest began at noon at Government Plaza. Several speakers took the podium before marching at 12:40 p.m.
The rally ended at the Shreveport Police Department, located at 1234 Texas Avenue.
Kenley Hargett, Maranda Whittington and Christian Piekos provided live coverage on KSLA’s Facebook page and Twitter.
The sister of Anthony Childs has spoken. Her brother was killed in police custody last February. pic.twitter.com/U4rQRuRSG3— Maranda Whittington (@mwhittingtontv) June 6, 2020
Signs for today’s protest and march here in Shreveport @KSLA pic.twitter.com/2Z5rXvVAq2— Maranda Whittington (@mwhittingtontv) June 6, 2020
A sea of people gathers outside Shreveport’s Government Plaza to march and rally for Tommie McGlothen, a black man who allegedly died in Shreveport police custody. @KSLA pic.twitter.com/erHWDhXb3u— Christian Piekos (@ChristianPiekos) June 6, 2020
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