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.”

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