NAACP plans GR immigration rally for Wednesday

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The NAACP has announced plans for a Wednesday rally demanding that children separated from their families at the border be reunited with them immediately.

The NAACP said the rally is being held in Grand Rapids because some 50 children separated from from their families at the border are being housed in the area.

The rally is scheduled for noon Wednesday at the First Park Congregational Church on E. Park Place NE near Division Avenue and Fulton Street.

Following the rally, representatives with the NAACP organization at the local, state and national level will participate in a public demand for reunification. NAACP leaders say they will be flanked by leaders from the American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights organizations.



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