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    Posted February 11, 2012 by
    Atlanta, Georgia

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    Congressman John Lewis Speak at Communities United for Safety Rally


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     AntAntoine recorded this video of Civil Rights activist Congressman John Lewis speaking at a rally organized in the wake of the now-infamous assault of a gay 20-year-old in Atlanta, Georgia. 'His presence sent a strong message against this type of beating/violence and sent a strong message to the community that people care and that the world is watching,' he said. 'That's why I wanted to submit it to CNN; to keep the message going to the community that people care and that it doesn't stop with the rally.'
    - jmsaba, CNN iReport producer

    Longtime activist/spokesperson for justice Congressman John Lewis shows support for gay-bashing that occurred in Atlanta on Feb. 4th. Brandon White was attacked in front of a corner store at 1029 McDaniel Street in the southwest Atlanta neighborhood of Pittsburgh by men identified as members of the 1029 Jack City Gang. A video of the attack was loaded by the gang and went viral. Today, Feb. 11th, The Communities United For Safety Rally unfolded in front of the store that the attack unfolded. Congressman Lewis spoke against this type of attack ever unfolding in this community or any community again.
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