Protest

Protestors gathered in downtown Allentown this weekend to remember Breonna Taylor.

The Lehigh Valley Tea Party organized a ‘Back the Blue’ rally on Bethlehem’s Payrow Plaza Tuesday afternoon while the Bethlehem City Council met to discuss law enforcement reform.

Hundreds gathered on a hot Saturday afternoon at Bethlehem City Hall for a vigil for George Floyd. It was jointly sponsored by the NAACP’s of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton.

Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale is under fire for releasing a statement in which he called Black Lives Matter a “hate group.’’ In response to his remarks, some county residents organized a protest to call for his resignation,

A peaceful protest is taking place outside the Bethlehem Public Library this afternoon. Organizers say the event is designed to spotlight police brutality, injustice, and to stand with the Black Lives Matter movement. WLVR’s Ben Stemrich was there and filed this report.


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