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Responding to horriffic murder of Marc Carson, the 32-year-old gay man from Brooklyn who was shot and killed Friday night night in Greenwich Village  NYC’s LGBT Community will hold a march on Monday, May 20th at 5:30 p.m to the site of Carson’s murder to demand an end to hate crimes against the LGBT community which have drastically increased in the past month.

Monday, May 20th at 5:30 p.m. beginning at the Center, 208 W 13th Street, and proceeding to West 8th Street and 6th Avenue. Following a string of heinous bias attacks against gay men, including the murder of a 32 year old man on Friday night, community members, elected officials, LGBT community leaders and allies will march to the site of Friday’s shooting to demand an end to hate crimes against the LGBT community. At the end of the march, we will rally to denounce hate violence, call for justice and to mourn the death of Marc Carson. Please join the Center, the NYC Anti-Violence Project, Speaker Quinn, community leaders and elected officials to reclaim our city for all New Yorkers.

 

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