Detroit National Action Network Host and Support Family of Slain Georgia Teenager Kendrick Johnson
Call To Action: Justice for KJ
National Action Network
Tuesday, January 25th, 2014 @ 10:00AM
Historic King Solomon Baptist Church,
6100 14th street, Detroit, MI 48208
DETROIT, MI – 1/25/14 Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson parents of, Kendrick Johnson, whose mysterious death a year ago poses many questions, want to know how their son ended up in a rolled-up mat in his high school’s gymnasium on January 10, 2013; his body was found a day later, when students in a gym class glimpsed his feet in the mat.
The original investigation by the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office concluded that 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson died by accident while reaching for a shoe. However, Parents and activist are looking for justice for the unanswerable death that looks more like a homicide than an accident.
Rev. Charles E. Williams II said “One year later and no answers, is unacceptable. We are coming together to support the family with finances, but we are preparing for action and mobilization.”
Rev. Charles Williams II represents the next generation of civil rights leadership, as the President of the Michigan Chapter of the National Action Network, and the proud pastor of the Historic King Solomon Baptist Church of Detroit. Rev. Williams appears frequently on Aljazeera America, CNN, MSNBC and is a Huffington Post Blog Contributor