Jesse Jackson Town Hall
4:48
About 50 people already here inside the Greater Coleman Temple World Outreach Center awaiting a town hall led by Jesse Jackson.
Friday August 31, 2012 4:48 MTowerSaginaw
4:49
Jackson just returned to the church from Riverview Plaza shopping center, the site where Milton Hall was shot and killed on July 1.
Friday August 31, 2012 4:49 MTowerSaginaw
4:53
Jackson plans to lead the meeting starting at 5 p.m., though it looks like it might be a while yet before it begins.
Friday August 31, 2012 4:53 MTowerSaginaw
4:57
Jackson was told the story of what happened on Jan. 1 while at the site.
Friday August 31, 2012 4:57 MTowerSaginaw
5:01
While some have called for the immediate termination of the six officers involved in the shooting, city leaders say they will wait.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:01 MTowerSaginaw
5:02
Many more people now arriving for the forum.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:02 MTowerSaginaw
5:07
Sanctuary slowly starting to fill up. pic.twitter.com/cnUfy62Y
Friday August 31, 2012 5:07 MTowerSaginaw
5:07
Waiting for town hall meeting to begin with the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Saginaw at the Grtr Coleman Temple World Outreach Campus
Friday August 31, 2012 5:07 BradDevero
5:09
Waiting for @RevJJackson to speak at town hall meeting. Follow @MTowerSaginaw @citizenhaynes @BradDevero to hear live updates
Friday August 31, 2012 5:09 BradDevero
5:10
@RevJJackson will talk about the Milton Hall police shooting death (on July 1) in #Saginaw momentarily.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:10 BradDevero
5:10
Check out the live video from Jackson's appearance earlier this afternoon at the site of the shooting. bit.ly/TFMk7a
Friday August 31, 2012 5:10 MTowerSaginaw
5:11
RT @MTowerSaginaw: Check out the live video from Jackson's appearance earlier this afternoon at the site of the shooting. t.co/Fu ...
Friday August 31, 2012 5:11 BradDevero
5:13
Rode with @RevJJackson to the site of Milton Hall killing about 3:30 pm. Jackson talked about unemployment, other problems
Friday August 31, 2012 5:13 BradDevero
5:16
Town hall meeting begins with song
Friday August 31, 2012 5:16 BradDevero
5:16
"God is Here" being sang as Jackson takes the stage followed by his entourage.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:16 MTowerSaginaw
5:19
@RevJJackson just walked in to the World Outreach Campus.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:19 citizenhaynes
5:19
Rev. Coleman asks everyone to join hands as they sing "Bless the Lord, Oh my soul"
Friday August 31, 2012 5:19 MTowerSaginaw
5:19
Rev. Willie Hill offering a prayer. I apologize for spelling mistakes for some of these folks I may not know.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:19 BradDevero
5:20
Pastor Charles Coleman now leading the group in prayer.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:20 MTowerSaginaw
5:20
Correction - Rev. Hill.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:20 MTowerSaginaw
5:21
Now a scripture reading from II Chronicles 7:14.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:21 MTowerSaginaw
5:22
Bless pastor Jackson for his experiences in life and the knowledge he will impart to us today - Rev. Hill
Friday August 31, 2012 5:22 BradDevero
5:22
Crowd stands and claps together.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:22 MTowerSaginaw
5:29
Bishop Neal Roberson sings - says "I know that the fight is fixed."
Friday August 31, 2012 5:29 MTowerSaginaw
5:30
Crowds on their feet! Singing with Bishop Roberson from Flint.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:30 citizenhaynes
5:31
Rev. Coleman introduces Gary Loster.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:31 MTowerSaginaw
5:32
Former Mayor Gary Loster - thanks community for being patient and vigilant. "We came together because of this honorific incident.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:32 BradDevero
5:32
Loster, a spokesperson for the Concerned Citizens of Saginaw, calls the death of Milton Hall an "execution." #miltonhall
Friday August 31, 2012 5:32 MTowerSaginaw
5:33
A story published earlier today said Concerned Citizens of Saginaw does not want Detroit civil rights group in town, but now they R united
Friday August 31, 2012 5:33 BradDevero
5:33
"We come together to make a difference and make a change," Loster says. Crowd stands to clap in agreement. #miltonhall
Friday August 31, 2012 5:33 MTowerSaginaw
5:34
Concerned Cits of Sag, Nat Action Network, Detroit Coalition vs Police Brutality and Rainbow Push Coalition working together now
Friday August 31, 2012 5:34 BradDevero
5:34
"We're united and there is nothing that can stop that force," Loster says, announcing family attny Debra Fried is also in the crowd.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:34 BradDevero
5:35
"All the concerned citizens of Saginaw please stand up." crowd gets to their feet with this statement and is welcomed by the church.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:35 citizenhaynes
5:36
Official calling #miltonhall shooting the "tipping point".
Friday August 31, 2012 5:36 citizenhaynes
5:36
"What happened on July 1 is not the only reason this grp is gathered. It is the instigation, the tipping point" to bring change- Rev Coleman
Friday August 31, 2012 5:36 BradDevero
5:38
"It's not just Milton Hall," Rev. Coleman says.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:38 MTowerSaginaw
5:38
Coleman says there is a culture of violence and we are at a tipping point to make a positive change.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:38 MTowerSaginaw
5:40
Coleman introduces a spokesperson from the "Detroit Coalition against Police Brutality"
Friday August 31, 2012 5:40 MTowerSaginaw
5:41
Ron Scott, who heads the coalition, now speaking.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:41 MTowerSaginaw
5:42
Scott talks about his experience when he was shot, saying he was not meant to die then. #miltonhall
Friday August 31, 2012 5:42 MTowerSaginaw
5:43
Cell phone just went off in the crowd. Screen at front of sanctuary is asking for them to be shut off for security purposes.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:43 citizenhaynes
5:43
Milton Hall's death is a call for people to band together for peace, Scott says. #miltonhall
Friday August 31, 2012 5:43 MTowerSaginaw
5:44
Scott says the coalition, which has announced it will investigate the shooting independently, invites witnesses of the Hall shooting to talk
Friday August 31, 2012 5:44 MTowerSaginaw
5:45
He says it is a chance for people to tell their story that might not speak to police because of fear of retaliation. #miltonhall
Friday August 31, 2012 5:45 MTowerSaginaw
5:46
Rev. Jackson is looking through a stack of papers on stage while guest speakers are closing statements.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:46 citizenhaynes
5:48
Ron Scott, leader of the Detroit Coalition against Police Brutality, speaks to the crowd. #miltonhall pic.twitter.com/lf1JcdXa
Friday August 31, 2012 5:48 MTowerSaginaw
5:50
The Rev. Coleman now introducing the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:50 MTowerSaginaw
5:50
Reverend Coleman is comparing @RevJJackson visit to Dow Civic Center, bringing people from outside the community.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:50 citizenhaynes
5:51
Cheers and clapping as Rev. Coleman asks all the pastors in the audience to stand. #miltonhall
Friday August 31, 2012 5:51 MTowerSaginaw
5:51
"Lets appreciate these spiritual leaders" Reverend Coleman.
Friday August 31, 2012 5:51 citizenhaynes
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