Protesters Take to the Streets on Nights of Lights

Pastor Ron Rawls and hundreds of people were there to rally against two Confederate statues, and the city of St Augustine’s decision to keep them. Groups from Jacksonville also joined the march, which began at St. Paul A.M.E. Church and ended at the city’s main plaza during the Nights of Lights celebration. The protesters’ main goal was to be heard and impact tourism at perhaps the city’s biggest event of the year.

St Augustine Speaks About Confederate Monuments

St Augustine citizens came to St Paul AME Church to have an orderly forum concerning the fate of some confederate monuments in public spaces. The event was hosted by Rev. Ron Rawls and people spoke against and for the these symbols of the confederacy.

To see the entire forum of 1 hour and 13minutes go to :