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Activists build for ‘Stop Trump’ protest in Cleveland

By staff

Organizers of the Coalition to Stop Trump and March on the RNC.

Cleveland, OH – Organizers from the Coalition to Stop Trump and March on the RNC hit the streets of downtown Cleveland, July, 15, taking out the word about the national protest set for the opening day of the Republican National Convention.

Unfurling a large anti-Trump banner in Mall A, located on Saint Clair Avenue and Mall Drive, activists leafleted passersbys and gave many interviews to the media that is covering the upcoming convention.

Mick Kelly, of the Coalition to Stop Trump and March on the RNC states, “We let the people of Cleveland know that Mall A is the place and 12:00 noon is the time to rally against the bigot Trump and the Republican agenda.”

Danya Zituni of National Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), who is in Cleveland to build for the protest said, “SDS has hosted ‘Dump Trump’ protests on campuses across the country. Trump has been a major rallying point for white supremacists, and we believe everyone should join this protest against him.”

The activists then moved to Cleveland Public Square where many people said they looked forward to the protest and posed for photos in front of the banner.

Also present in the Square were members of the immigrant rights activists from the Faith, Life, and Hope Mission, who, under the leadership of Father Jose Landaverde, were concluding a 26-day march from Chicago to Cleveland to show opposition to Trump and supporting legalization for all. They are planning on joining the July 18 march on the RNC.

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