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Scottsboro Community Participates In Prayer Walk

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Scottsboro Community Participates In Prayer Walk
Scottsboro Community Participates In Prayer Walk

People in Scottsboro held a prayer walk in response to the killing of George Floyd.

This evening, people in scottsboro held a prayer walk--in response to the killing of george floyd.

The walk started at the scottsboro boys museum and cultural center at 6 p-m and ended at the jackson county courthouse.

People gathered at the museum to pray and sing together.

Once everyone arrived at the courthouse, leaders in the community, including the scottsboro chief of police spoke to the crowd.

Scottsboro residents say it's important for people of all ages to join walks and marches, like this one.

Joh ellison "the younger generation is the life of tomorrow.

We're the future, so if we come together now, then tomorrow starts something, and then the next day after that, that'll start something."

Beth o'neal "this isn't a new issue.

This has been going on for a long time and i think it's time for things to change."

The organizer tells waay 31 the purpose of the walk was to spark change--and show that social inequality no longer has a place in

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