A peaceful march through Sulphur Springs will start at 11:00 AM Saturday June 6th, 2020. March organizers Reiko Alexander and Brittany Abron told KSST that the event will be peaceful, and help bring all people together.
Before the march, several events will take place. At 10 AM, voter registration will be held at Pacific Park. Local ministers and regional officials will also be speaking. Several speeches will take place, not only at Pacific Park, but also during the march route and at Celebration Plaza.
Sulphur Springs Police will be providing an escort during the march. A SS Police spokesman stated, “Public safety is our priority, we want to make sure everyone is safe.” SSPD will be providing traffic control.
The parade will form on Martin Luther King Drive at Pacific Park. It will then head west to Gilmer and head north to Main Street. Speeches and an 8 minute pause will be observed. Then the march will head south on Oak Avenue and return to Pacific Park via MLK.