Join Unity in Community in a peaceful RALLY to urge the Mt. Zion Monumental Association to TAKE DOWN THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENT.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM (rain date: August 5th)
Gather at Cornelius Town Hall (21445 Catawba Ave, Cornelius) We will end the rally with a march to the monument. Transportation will be available for those unable to walk.
Speakers! Performances! Including a mock debate between AME Zion minister and abolitionist Bishop James Walker Hood and Judge Armistead Burwell, Confederate soldier, associate justice on the NC Supreme Court, and key speaker at the dedication of the monument on August 4, 1910.
Bring appropriate signs! For example: TAKE IT DOWN! NO JUSTICE NO PEACE!
Masks required for all unvaccinated attendees and recommended for those fully vaccinated. Social distancing strongly recommended.