Cedric The Entertainer Leads ‘Power In Action’ Rally: Eva Marcille, Elise Neal, Claudia Jordan, Gabrielle Dennis [Photos]

Eva Marcille, Cedric the Entertainer

Eva Marcille, Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric The Entertainer Leads ‘Power In Action’ Rally

On Wednesday, members of black Hollywood held a march & rally standing in love, peace, power and solidarity with the families and loved ones of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Hill.

Actor @cedtheentertainer leads the #PowerInAction #march & #rally for justice in #LA. (#blacklivesmatter)

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Cedric the Entertainer, led the charge for a call-to-action march & rally for Black Hollywood elite to come together to set an example and educate the community providing actual action items for them to take away [such as registering to vote] and make a change after the recent police inflicted murders of the unarmed Terrence Crutcher, Keith Lamont Hill and Alfred Olango. Celebs in attendance included model/actress Eva Marcille (America’s Next Top Model, Born Again Virgin) and actor Kendrick Sampson (How to Get Away With Murder, The Vampire Diaries,) Tina Knowles-Lawson, Meagan Good, DeVon Franklin, Robi Reed, Jim and Monique Brown, Omar and Keisha Epps and Russell Simmons. Additional celebrities in attendance included Kym Whitley, Claudia Jordan, Elise Neal, and Gabrielle Dennis (Fox’s Rosewood.)

At the rally, a newly formed non-profit organization was unveiled as the Artistic Alliance for Justice (AAJ). AAJ’s mission is to utilize their [celebrities and entertainment influencers] collective resources and individual platforms to amplify initiatives that invoke positive social and political change. In remembrance of why everyone gathered, AAJ welcomed the mothers of police inflicted tragedies to take a moment of silence for the loss of their loved ones including the mothers/grandmothers of Wakeisha Wilson (killed Easter Sunday 2016 by LAPD,) Kendrec McDade (Pasadena City College student killed by Pasadena police in 2012,) and Keith Bursey (killed by LAPD in June 2016 while parked at a convenience store.) Check out the photos.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams