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Sun Apr 7, 2019, 04:24 AM

Protest held downtown in response to reports of discrimination at Athens bars

As a group of protestors crossed East Broad Street to East Clayton Street carrying neon green signs and vinyl Black Lives Matter banners, Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement Co-Founder and President Mokah Johnson spoke into a megaphone.

"What do we want?" she asked.

A student in a powder blue formal gown from the other side of the street yelled back at her.

"Alcohol!"

As members of Greek life in formal attire shuffled through the crowd to get to the Chapel and graduating seniors in football jerseys impatiently waited to take photos in their place, a crowd of two-dozen protestors gathered in front of the University of Georgia Arch on Friday in protest of discrimination complaints against downtown bars.

Read more: https://www.redandblack.com/athensnews/protest-held-downtown-in-response-to-reports-of-discrimination-at/article_a39f156e-5814-11e9-8cc2-47b5465672b9.html

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