NAACP In Oneonta Holds Candlelight Vigil For Victims In Charleston Shooting
Published: June 24th, 2015
By: Jim Testani

NAACP in Oneonta holds candlelight vigil for victims in Charleston shooting

ONEONTA – In the wake of the shooting at a church in Charleston, NC, local community members are planning on remembering those who were struck down in the tragedy. This Sunday June 28, members of the Oneonta NAACP will be holding a candlelight vigil in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the shooting in Charleston, SC.

Anybody is invited to attend the vigil Sunday night at 7 p.m. “We are encouraging all those who wish to attend to come out Sunday night,” said Oneonta NACCP vice-president Regina Betts. “We want this to not just be in remembrance of those who were killed in Charleston, but everybody who has been a victim of racism in the United States recently.”

Betts went on to say that they will be remembering the victims in Baltimore, Cleveland, Ferguson, Staten Island, and many others.

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