Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee of the Pinebelt is sponsoring a community meeting, "Stop the Violence Movement", on Sunday, September 22 starting at 5:00 p.m. at Pleasant Grove MB Church, Ellisville. In recent days a number of black on black males have been murdered or shot in Laurel, Jones County and other surrounding counties of the Pinebelt. This community meeting is set to empower the community to discuss the urgent need to combat and stop the violence. There will be speakers from across the state of Mississippi as well as activist. Churches, organizations, citizens and victims families are invited to attend. For more information, call 601-498-9621.
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