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Atlanta families to hold #March4Peace this Saturday in support of #Ferguson

Atlantans can stand with Ferguson residents to and come together to pray for peace.
Atlantans can stand with Ferguson residents to and come together to pray for peace.
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Atlanta families will take to the streets in downtown Atlanta this Saturday, August 23, to support the families of Ferguson, MO. The march will start at Freedom Park and travel along Freedom Parkway to Old Fourth Ward park. Families of all races, creeds, religions, and backgrounds are encouraged to attend. Wear red, white and blue and carry American flags to represent the unity that comes from everyone being American. For more information click here.

From the organizers:

Come to the #March4Peace if you think praying for peace will help all involved. Come to the #March4Peace if you want to be a part of a solution and not just talk about a problem. Come to the #March4Peace if you want to teach your kids that groups of people can come together from all walks of life for a common goal. Come to the #March4Peace if you want to show your support to all the people of Ferguson, MO and to the family of Michael Brown.

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Where: Meet at the “Homage to King” art installment at the corner of Freedom Parkway and Boulevard in Atlanta’s Freedom Park. We will then walk the 1.2 miles to Old Fourth Ward park via Freedom Parkway.
When: Sat 8/23. meet at 9:30a. March starts at 10a.
Who: Moms and Dads who want to advocate for peace. This includes all families, of all races, creeds, religions, and socio- economic circumstances.

Families can bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the great playground at Old Fourth Ward park after the #March4Peace to further extend the feelings of peace. Organizers are asking participants to wear red, white, and blue and to carry American flags. Let’s show that there is not a Black America and a White America but just the United States of America!

#March4Peace Objectives:
1. To pray for peace.
2. To show solidarity for all the people of Ferguson, MO
3. To show support for the family of slain teenager Michael Brown
4. To be a symbol of unity as we are all Americans