Troy Davis Rally

Atlanta (WAOK)-About 5 thousand supporters of Troy Anthony Davis marched from Woodruff Park to Ebenezer Baptist Church on Friday to show support for the death row inmate’s request for clemency. Speakers included Rev. Al Sharpton of the National Action Network, NAACP President Benjamin Jealous, Martin Luther King 111, and activist Dick Gregory. Davis has a clemency hearing scheduled for Monday before the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole. He is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Wednesday September 21. Here is a snapshot of some of the people who attended the event.

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