• Hundreds march in Oklahoma City Black Lives Matter rally

    By: Preston Jones


    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • A Black Lives Matter protest will be held Sunday in Oklahoma City.
    • The event was organized by a large coalition of organizations.
    • The peaceful gathering will start at 5:30 and feature a march, speakers, music and more.

    Hundreds of people rallied in Oklahoma City Sunday night for the Black Lives Matter movement.

    The march was held in the Bricktown area of OKC.

    Protesters said they want better police training and a justice system that prosecutes when someone does wrong.

    GALLERY: Black Lives Matter rally in OKC

    “We’re not saying the no other life matters. They’re not saying white lives don’t matter. They’re not saying police lives don’t matter. But they are saying they’re not getting killed every day like black lives,” one protester said.

    Some anti-BLM protesters showed up with confederate flags in tow, but the rally stayed peaceful and police were there to keep both sides safe.

    Officers escorted the counter protesters away from the rally.

    The event last just over two hours.


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