Rockford protest group plans ‘black history teach-in’ Saturday at Haskell Park

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Youth Activism cancelled a planned Friday demonstration, but announced additional protests will take place in the city all weekend.

On Saturday, starting at noon, the group plans to have a “teach-in,” which it says will focus on educating people on “black history, black revolutionary struggles, and prison abolition.”

The “teach-in” is expected to last until 10 p.m.

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