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Rally For Justice Trayvon Martin in downtown Savannah


Streets around Wright Square to be closed for the "Rally For Justice Trayvon Martin."

Several church congregations expected to walk to City Hall and have a prayer service in Wright Square around 11 a.m. They will walk East on West Gwinnett to Montgomery Street, north on Montgomery to Charlton Street and then north on Bull Street to Bay Street.

A short prayer service on the south side of Bay Street before the assembly walks back to Wright square from 11 a.m. till about noon. Bay Street will not be closed but streets around City Market could be affected during the short prayer service in front of City Hall.

Expect traffic to be blocked at Whitaker and York streets, Bull and Oglethorpe Avenue, Drayton and President streets, Drayton and State streets, and Bull and Broughton streets for the duration of the rally. Drivers may experience intermittent delays as the procession makes its way to Wright square.

The rally is sponsored by Connor's Temple Baptist Church and First Tabernacle Baptist Church.

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