More than 100 attend rally organized by Lynchburg student group

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Students are making their voices heard in the Lynchburg area through the organization of peaceful events.

A group known as “Lynchburg Students Rise” — which advocates for the involvement of students of color in peaceful protests — organized a rally on Sunday, June 7 outside of Mama Crockett’s to introduce the group to the community, drawing more than 100 attendees.

Organizers say they are planning a protest for 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 13.

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