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'Love, Peace & Protest:' Black Lives Matter protest planned for Sunday, 6/7/2020

Organizers are inviting locals to, "stand in solidarity with George Floyd, and all victims of a racist criminal justice system and white supremacy."

BRYAN, Texas — Black Lives Matter B/CS has organized a 'Love, Peace & Protest' event planned for 5 p.m. Sunday, June 7,2020 at the corner of Texas Avenue and 29th.

The organization is inviting locals who are in support of the movement to "Join a coalition of organizations in the BCS area to stand in solidarity with George Floyd, and all victims of a racist criminal justice system and white supremacy."

“Its just an amazing time to get together for a good cause to show unity in our community," said Ebony Peterson, the founder of Black Lives Matter B/CS, “We want this to be a family atmosphere. we want everybody to just be cool calm peaceful.”

On their Facebook event description, organizers are also asking attendees to bring PPE and water.

Peterson plans to help register people to vote during Sunday's demonstration.

Black Lives Matter B/CS is also asking that attendees do their best to practice social distancing, recommending everyone stay six feet apart.

Along with keeping their health in mind, Peterson just wants people to, "just come out and have a good time... and just show love in our community to show our community that we can all come together... and if we can all come together, we can change things that need to be changed in our community.”

The Bryan Police Department also plans to open up the parking garage by their station so attendees can have a free place to park

The event is planned to last from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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