ATLANTA (WAOK)-Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder of National Action Network, is preparing to lead a march from Selma, to Montgomery, Alabama re enacting the march by Dr. Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders to commemorate “Bloody Sunday” and a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. The march is scheduled for Sunday, March 4 in Selma and will end in Montgomery, Alabama, on Friday, March 9, with a rally at the state capital.
On Thursday, February 23, Rev. Sharpton will be joined by Dr. Gerald L. Durley, Pastor of Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Marcus Coleman, Founder, Atlanta Chapter-National Action Network, Members of the Atlanta Chapter of NAN, Clergy, Union Leaders, Elected Officials and Community Organizers, at a rally to support the March.
The rally will take place at Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 2295 Benjamin E. Mays Drive in Atlanta beginning at 6 pm.
100 buses will depart from the Atlanta area to participate in this historic event on March 4.
Buses will also depart on March 9th for Montgomery and return the same day. Tickets may be purchased for $30. For more information please contact the Southeastern Regional Office at 678-732-0405 or log onto http://www.nationalactionnetwork.net