A “Stand-In” today Thursday 3-5 City Center, other events Saturday at noon, Sunday at 3

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Gadfly is bunkered in because of the virus. He would appreciate followers attending local BLM events today 3-5 around the City Center and over the weekend sending pictures, audio, video.

from Connor Lagore, “Following weekend rallies, more Lehigh Valley protests are planned for coming days.” lehighvalleylive.com, June 4, 2020.

  • Black Lives Matter stand-in is planned for 3 p.m. Thursday (June 4) around Bethlehem City Hall and the Bethlehem Area Public Library. According to the event’s Facebook page, all-black attire and face coverings are required, and signs are encouraged.
  • At 3 p.m. on Sunday, the Bethlehem Area Public Library will again be the site of a peaceful protest, this one more rooted in faith, featuring spoken word, prayer and worship.

Saturday event:

Jacqueline Polochko, “Lehigh Valley NAACP branches to hold vigil for George Floyd,” Morning Call, June 1, 2020.

Local NAACP branches will hold a vigil for George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned for more than eight minutes with a white officer’s knee on his neck in Minnesota.

The vigil will start at noon Saturday at Payrow Plaza in Bethlehem. It is sponsored by the Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton NAACPs.

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