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Hewlett-Woodmere silent sit-in today at 3 p.m.


As posted on the justiceforgeorgeli Instagram account there is expected to be a peaceful silent sit-in today, July 5 at 3 p.m., outside the Hewlett-Woodmere School District's Woodmere Education Center at 1 Johnson Place in Woodmere.

Participants are planning to be on Broadway and wearing all black or traditional clothes representing a person's culture or Hewlett-Woodmere apparel or any garb. Posters that are Black Lives Matter-themed are encouraged  and wearing masks is expected,  

Organizers stated on the rally's Instagram image that "Sometimes, actions speak louder than words," in explaining why it is beng called a silent sit-in.