Clergy group plans post-Eagles game 'die-in'
Philadelphia clergy group POWER will hold a "die-in" outside the Eagles game at Broad and Pattison streets.
All across the country, there have been "solidarity die-in" demonstrations protesting grand jury decisions in both the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. Philadelphia clergy group POWER will join the protests Sunday.
After the Eagles play the Seattle Seahawks, POWER clergy leaders, dressed in full regalia, along with members of their congregations and partner groups, will lie down in the middle of the intersection at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue.
Starting at 7 p.m., the protesters will lie in the street for a total of four minutes and 30 seconds to represent the four hours and 30 minutes that Michael Brown laid lifeless in the streets of Ferguson, Mo.
POWER is encouraging other groups to join them in the protest. Protesters are encouraged to bring signs that say "Black Lives Matter" and "No Justice No Peace," among other rallying cries that have been heard around the country this week.