CLEVELAND — Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton is expected to appear at a local church in Cleveland next week.
According to Reverend Jawanza Colvin, he is scheduled to speak at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church.
Later this week, members of local churches plan to march to the Justice Center to call for comprehensive reform of the justice system. The march is scheduled to take place Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.
Leading up to the verdict in trial of Michael Brelo, Cleveland’s faith based community called for peaceful demonstrations. One hour following the verdict in the Brelo trial, churches throughout the city opened their doors for prayer and conversation.
More than 20 members of the long running group “United Pastors in Mission” have signed on to provide safe zones across Northeast Ohio.
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