Hillary to discuss gun violence in Phila.
Hillary Clinton added a second event to her Philadelphia schedule Wednesday, a forum with former Attorney General Eric Holder and African American mothers who have lost children in encounters with the police.
Hillary Clinton will highlight the problem of gun violence in Philadelphia Wednesday in a discussion with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and two "Mothers of the Movement" who lost children at the hands of the police.
Geneva Reed-Veal's daughter, Sandra Bland, died in police custody in Texas when she was arrested after a questionable traffic stop. Maria Hamilton's son, Dontre, had schizophrenia and was shot 14 times and killed by a Milwaukee police officer in a city park. Dontre was unarmed but had grabbed the officer's baton.
The event is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. at St. Paul's Baptist Church, 1000 Wallace Street. Attendance is by invitation only, however, because of limited space, according to the Clinton campaign.
At 6:30 p.m., Clinton is scheduled to hold a rally at The Fillmore in Fishtown, 29 E. Allen St. It is open to the public.