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Continuing the fight for justice for Kendrick Johnson….

Atlanta Daily World

Kendrick Johnson protest family

Speaking from the church made famous by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the parents of Kendrick Johnson said they will continue to fight for justice. Kenneth and Jacqueline Johnson, whose 17-year-old son died nearly a year ago, are planning a rally on the steps of the Georgia State Capitol building Wednesday to call for further investigation into Kendrick’s death.

“We are not making any accusations, we are not making any recriminations,” said Jaquelyn Johnson. “We are calling for an investigation.”

Johnson’s parents have been pushing for authorities to re-open the investigation since GBI investigators said Kendrick suffocated while trying to retrieve a shoe from a rolled up mat in the gym at Valdosta’s Lowndes High School. A second autopsy, ordered by the family, found the cause of death to be a fatal blow to the neck.

Kendrick’s parents said few words and only made one request during the appearance…

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