Upcoming Princeton area protests against racism and police brutality June 13-18

Thousands gathered in downtown Princeton to stand up against racism and police brutality on Tuesday. Photo: Malachi Benjamin.

Saturday, June 13

Camden – The Black Men Rising coalition led by the Rev. Levi Combs, III of First Refuge Progressive Baptist Church will march beginning at the Elks Lodge located at 1818 Mt. Ephraim Avenue in Camden and end with speakers at the Farnham Park.

West Windsor – Black Lives Matter protest at 1 p.m. at the West Windsor Community Park.

Princeton – Remembering Black Lives Through the Arts will take place starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Battlefield State Park at 500 Mercer Road. Artists will be creating a communal art piece to share their feelings as a community

Sunday, June 14

Cranbury – Isabel Sethi, a Princeton High School junior, will be hosting the “Cranbury Candlelight Vigil: In Memory of George Floyd and Victims of Police Brutality” co-sponsored by the Coalition for Peace Action from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. ar the Cranbury Heritage Park, 57 South Main Street. Attendees are expected to uphold all social distancing guidelines. Candles will be available free of charge, although donations are suggested. Speakers include Cranbury Mayor Matthew Scott, Reverend Bob Moore of the Coalition for Peace Action, and student leaders from area high schools. There will be tables for sign making and for information on voter registration.

Thursday, June 18

Ewing – Black Lives Matter March for Peace will take place at the municipal compex at 2 Jake Garzio Drive from 5 to 7 p.m. Meet at the soccer fields.

If you have an event to add to our list, post in comments or email editor@planetprinceton.com with details. Thank you.

Protests are planned across the state this weekend. Photo of the June 2 protest in Princeton by Malachi Benjamin.