Vigil to be held at Parchman on Saturday

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PARCHMAN, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Poor People’s Campaign and its partners will hold a prayer vigil and solidarity demonstration outside the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman. The vigil will be on Saturday, January 11, at 12:00 p.m.

Although the weather is projected to be severe, the vigil and solidarity demonstration will still go on.

This comes after recent violence inside Mississippi’s prison system.

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