Several protests are scheduled around the Valley for Friday evening in attempts of bringing attention to the string of recent deaths of African American civilians at the hands of police officers around the nation.
Anonymous has a "nationwide call to action" scheduled for Phoenix in downtown Phoenix at 1549 E. Jefferson Street at 5 p.m.
Community members in Tempe have a march scheduled for 8 p.m. to begin at 9th and Wilson streets to "march against the racial and social injustice caused by police violence." As of noon, over 300 people said they were attending via a Facebook invite.
Event organizer Reverend Jarrett Maupin tells ABC15 a peaceful sit-in will start at 8:00 p.m. and should last at least until 11:00 p.m. at the intersection of Camelback Road and 24th Street.
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