San Diegans Unite at National Action Network Rally

Dozens of San Diegans piled into the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday for a rally held by the National Action Network and Rev. Shane Harris in response to the recent police shootings of two African American men in Louisiana and Minnesota, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

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Dozens of San Diegans piled into the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday for a rally held by the National Action Network and Rev. Shane Harris.
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The rally was in response to the recent police shootings of two African American men in Louisiana and Minnesota, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
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The gathering brought many people to the church to discuss police brutality.
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Edmond Jordan, attorney for Alton Sterling’s family, joined the rally via livestream, giving the crowd an update on the current status of the case out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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“We need to be promoting peaceful protests,” Edmond Jordan, attorney for Alton Sterling said via livestream.
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“We can do things better if we do them together,” a National Action Network told supporters.
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“We can do things better if we do them together,” a National Action Network told supporters.
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United in prayer, the crowd listened quietly.
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United in prayer, the crowd listened quietly.
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“I’m glad I’m still alive.” San Diego resident Robert Branch, a man involved in a controversial chokehold altercation with a deputy in San Diego that was caught on video, spoke against police brutality at Saturday’s rally, standing in solidarity with Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
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