There are multiple demonstrations that are expected to take place on Saturday as people all over Northeast Ohio rally against racial injustice and police brutality.
The protests are scheduled to happen in Akron, Cleveland, Avon and other cities.
You can read more about George Floyd coverage, here.
Here’s a list of the protests that are scheduled for Saturday (protests are listed in order of what time they occur):
Noon, 4 p.m., 6 p.m. Justice for George Floyd rally in Downtown Akron.
There are multiple roads that have been closed in Downtown Akron due to the planned events.
- High Street. - From Mill Street to State Street
- Broadway - Mill Street to Buchtel Avenue
- Maiden Lane from Mill Street to Buchtel Avenue
- Bowery Street - from Main Street to S. Broadway Street
- University Avenue at Wolf Ledges
- Main Street - North of State Street to Perkins Street
- High/Market, CitiCenter, Broadway, and Morley parking decks close at 10:30 a.m.
12 p.m. unity march. Participants will gather in the parking lot across the street from Ottaway County Courthouse, 315 Madison Street.
1 to 4 p.m. at Anthony Zielinski Park. Protesters will march to Parma City Hall and then to the Parma Justice Center.
1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at Medina Public Square
1:45 p.m. at Avon Aquatic Center, 36265 Detroit Road.
At 2 p.m., Members of the community gathered at the Cleveland Police Department’s Second District Precinct to protest and demand answers after Desmond Franklin, 22, a father of four children, was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in April.
2 p.m. Remembering Tamir Rice demonstration at Cudell Recreation Center, 10001 Detroit Ave.
Tamir, a 12-year-old boy gunned down by Cleveland police while he was playing with a toy gun outside the Cudell Recreation Center, was remembered Saturday at the very place he was killed six years ago. More here.
4 to 7 p.m. at Kevin Cornelius Memorial Park, 130 West 44th Street.
4 p.m. at city hall, 26100 Bagley Road.
Protesters will gather in Lorain at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of West 21st Street and Broadway Avenue for an "Enough is Enough" rally and then march to Lorain City Hall.
8 p.m. at Gridley Triangle Park at the corner of Gridley Road and Lomond Boulevard.
- Carmella Williams — Shaker Heights City Council
- Ifeolu Claytor — Ohio Campaign Manager — All Voting is Local
- Justin Bibb — chief strategy officer, Urbanova
- Ayesha Bell Hardaway — vice president, Shaker Heights School Board; asst. professor of law, Case Western Reserve University
- People gather to protest at Shaker Heights
8:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Strongsville Square, located at the corner of State Route 82 and Pearl Road.
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