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Stop the Killing Rally to be held in commemoration of shooting death of Alton Sterling

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Stop the Killing Rally flyer (Source: The Baton Rouge Justice or Else Coalition) Stop the Killing Rally flyer (Source: The Baton Rouge Justice or Else Coalition)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Justice or Else Coalition is holding a Stop the Killing Rally on Saturday, April 22 in commemoration of the shooting death of Alton Sterling. 

The rally will be held at the Triple S Food Mart, located at 2112 N Foster Dr. beginning at 4 p.m. This is the location where Sterling was shot and killed by two Baton Rouge Police officers on July 5, 2016. 

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Nuri Muhammad, Indianapolis Representative and Student Minister of The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakan, will be the keynote speaker. Student Minister Abdul Rashid Muhammad, Baton Rouge Representative of Nation of Islam, and The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakan will also be giving statements regarding justice for Sterling. 

There will be free food provided along with radio coverage of the event.

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