ODESSA, Tx. (KOSA) — A peaceable Black Lives Matter march can be held in Downtown Odessa on Sunday evening.
Based on the Twitter account @OdessaMarch, the march will begin at 6:10 p.m. and can run alongside Grant Avenue from the Bank of America constructing to the Ector County Courthouse.
The Metropolis of Odessa has introduced that they are going to be blockading Grant Avenue from East 2nd Road to East eighth Road to supply a protected atmosphere for these collaborating within the march.
Each Odessa March and the Metropolis of Odessa are asking for a peaceable march and protest.
“Each the Metropolis and the police division help residents’ proper to a peaceable protest and proper to assemble, nonetheless we ask that residents achieve this responsibly, and that order is maintained and personal property revered,” said the town in a launch.
“Keep in mind: This can be a peaceable protest, so please go away the unhealthy intentions at dwelling! We need to unfold consciousness and NOT with violence. We’re doing this to indicate that we stand with Black Lives Matter and we would like equality and NOT division,” said Odessa March on Twitter, “Additionally, we’re conscious that police presence may and may come, however we urge you to remain respectful. If issues occur to get out of hand, go away instantly. Keep in mind what we’re preventing for! #BlackLivesMatter”