Pearland TX

Black Lives Matter rally scheduled in Pearland

A Black Lives Matter rally is scheduled on Friday amid ongoing worldwide protests against police brutality.

The event is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church.  On a Facebook events page, 21 people have indicated they would be attending the event, and another 71 expressed an interest in doing so.

“We will be marching from St. Andrews Episcopal Church to Pearland City Hall this Friday at 3pm! DM me or email blmpearland20@gmail.com for more information.”

The event is hosted by Kace’l Conaway.

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The rally is an extension of protests sparked over the recent killing of Houston native George Floyd who died after a police officer pinned his knee on his neck for almost nine minutes.