HAPPENING TODAY: White activists to rally against racial injustice

HAPPENING TODAY: White activists to rally against racial injustice
Showing Up for Racial Justice, a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice, will take to the streets in six cities - including Louisville - Monday. (Source: SURJ Facebook page)
Showing Up for Racial Justice, a national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice, will take to the streets in six cities - including Louisville - Monday. (Source: SURJ Facebook page)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A national network of groups and individuals organizing white people for racial justice will take to the streets in six cities - including Louisville - across the country Monday.

White activists for Showing Up for Racial Justice will engage in nonviolent direct action together in Philadelphia, Portland, Ore. Madison, Wisc., Hudson, N.Y. and Fairfax, Va., in addition to Louisville, order to call for immediate changes to policing in the United States. The Louisville rally is scheduled to begin at noon at Louisville Metro Police Department headquarters at 7th and Jefferson.

"It's time to end white silence to these murders. There are no bystanders here, we are all affected by the terror wrought in Black communities, and it's in our self-interest as white people to help stop the epidemic of police violence," Rebecca Frederick, 30 and a mother of three from Louisville, said in a press release.

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