Newark to host peace march Aug. 20; mayor calls for businesses to close early

The mayor of Newark is calling on business owners in the city to close early later this month in support of a peace march.

News 12 Staff

Aug 3, 2022, 11:38 PM

Updated 680 days ago

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The mayor of Newark is calling on business owners in the city to close early later this month in support of a peace march.
The city is planning a large march on Aug. 20 to support efforts to create a safer city and to call for an end to gun violence.
Mayor Ras Baraka is asking businesses to close by 2 p.m. on the day of the march so that people can join in.
It is called “Newark Forward Minus Violence Equals Our Future.” The group will march through Newark’s five wards.


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