- Associated Press - Thursday, May 19, 2016

DETROIT (AP) - Community leaders and at least a dozen Detroit-area funeral homes are planning to participate Sunday in vehicle procession seeking a day of peace in the city.

Organizers have scheduled a Friday news conference at Church of the Messiah on Detroit’s east side to discuss details of the “Thou Shall Not Kill Motorcade and Rally.”

More than 300 vehicles are expected to take part in the motorcade that will leave the Grand River and Livernois area around 4 p.m. Sunday and end at King High School where a youth rally against violence will be held.

In 2012, then-Detroit Mayor Dave Bing proclaimed the 22nd of each month as “No Violence Day in Detroit.” The effort was sparked by concerns about homicides and other violent crime in the city.


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