Protest Draws Black Lives Matter Supporters to Hellertown

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Estimates for the number of people in attendance at a peaceful protest against racism held next to Hellertown Borough Hall Saturday ranged from 150 to 250, however organizers said they were happy with the turnout and the message it sent, regardless of what the exact count was.

Photos: Hundreds Attend Black Lives Matter Protest in Bethlehem

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A large group of protestors assembled outside of Bethlehem City Hall and the Public Library Thursday afternoon as part of a continuation of nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. Thursday’s stand-in came just four days after Saturday’s rally in which hundreds of protestors marched through the streets of Bethlehem in protest of a history of systemic racism in the country.