There will be protests in nine North Carolina cities to protest the execution of Willie Brown today. Sorry that I did not get this out there sooner, but I just found the information on all of the events this morning. If you have time and are interested in voicing your opposition to the State of North Carolina killing in your name, please attend one of these:
Prayer Service at the Vance Monument, intersection of Patton Avenue and Biltmore in downtown Asheville, Thursday, April 20, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The Gaston Coalition for a Moratorium Now has scheduled a candlelight prayer vigil for Thursday, April 20 at 7:15 p.m. at Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church in Belmont (Gaston County), 503 N. Main St.
Prayer Service at the Newman Catholic Student Center, 218 Pittsboro St., at 7 p.m. April 20. The Rev. Dale Osborne, associate pastor of Binkley Baptist Church, will lead the service. Also speaking are Dr. Arthur Finn, who will speak on medical ethics and lethal injection, and Dale Pollitt, UNC law professor.
Vigil in Marshall Park, located between 2nd and 3rd streets in downtown Charlotte, April 20, 6 p.m. The vigil will be held at the statue of Martin Luther King.
A prayer service will be held April 20, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Watts Street Baptist Church, 800 Watts Street.
There will be a vigil in front of the courthouse at the corner of Market and Eugene streets 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 20.
Vigil on the steps of the Murphy courthouse on Peachtree Street at noon April 20.
There will be a prayer service at the NC State Doggett Center for Catholic Campus Ministry, located at 600 Bilyeu St., at 7:30 p.m. April 20. The service will be followed by a candlelight procession to Central Prison, where a vigil will be held until about 2:30 a.m., Friday, April 21. However, participants are welcome to come and go as needed.
Candlelight vigil on the front lawn of the Winston-Salem Friends Meeting at 3151 Reynolda Road, April 20, 4:45 p.m.