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There Are Several Demonstrations Happening All Around North Texas. Here’s A Running List Of Upcoming Public Protests, Vigils And More.

National outrage has sparked countless protests since a Minneapolis police officer killed a black man named George Floyd on May 23 by forcing his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes.

North Texas has already seen demonstrations across the region — from Downtown Dallas to Frisco, Denton and many other surrounding areas.

Cities across the country continue to mourn the loss of Floyd, along with the countless other black Americans who have been killed by the causes of police brutality and systemic racism.

While many cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have implemented curfews within specific boundaries, it hasn’t deterred people from organizing en masse. We have been on the ground covering some of these largely peaceful gatherings, and will continue to bring you coverage here on our website, as well as our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages. We will also keep you updated on live streams from our Twitch and Youtube channels.

Since our coverage began, we’ve received nonstop messages from our readers about photos, videos and requests for information on upcoming protests.

To that end, we have compiled a list of known public protests in the greater Dallas area. We will be updating this as we become aware of other gatherings in the coming days. If you know of any we’re missing that you’d like to see added, please contact us here or via email at info[at]centraltrack[dot]com.

Be safe, Dallas.

Also: Check out @dallasprotest_ on Instagram for more events we may not yet be up on.

Dallas

The loosely affiliated “We Take The Streets” group gathers every day at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

Tuesday, July 7

We Take The Streets protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall

Justicia Para Vanessa Guillen vigil at 7 p.m. at City Hall

Wednesday, July 8

Pups Protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall

We Take The Streets protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall

Justice For Vanessa at 6:30 p.m. at Dallas Municipal Building (2014 Main St.)

Thursday, July 9

We Take The Streets protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall

Friday, July 10

Power To The People – Our Own Power poll march at 4:30 p.m. at Klyde Warren Park

We Take The Streets protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall

Saturday, July 11

Not My Son – South Dallas Clean Up Project from 2-5 p.m. at the MLK Jr. Center

We Take The Streets protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall

Sunday July 12

We Take The Streets protest at 6 p.m. at City Hall

Denton

Tuesday, July 7

Denton Blackout Protest from 5-9 p.m. on the Downtown Denton Square.

Fort Worth

Saturday, July 11

Protest Jail Deaths at 11:30 a.m. at the UFW Community Justice Center (2302 Vaughn Blvd.)

Sunday, July 12

Justicia Para Vanessa Guillen march at 7 p.m. at the Tarrant County Courthouse.

Cover photo by Carly May.

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