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Black people matter rally held in Las Vegas

Posted at 1:37 PM, Jun 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 15:22:18-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — About 100 people took part in a Black people matter rally outside the Grant Sawyer Building near downtown Las Vegas Friday night.

Minister "Stretch" Sanders, a high-profile speaker in the community, organized the group.

He called on people to use the power of economics and to invest in Black-owned businesses.

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Also, some who attended the rally said they support the recent changes seen from statues being torn down to brands rethinking their images for racial insensitivity.

Friday's gathering remained peaceful more rallies are planned for the future.