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Group Plans Protest for Trump Rally in Dallas



    Protesters Prepare for Donald Trump Visit to Dallas

    Attorney and Latino activist Domingo Garcia is organizing a protest demonstration Thursday while Donald Trump visits Dallas. (Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016)

    When Donald Trump comes to Dallas on Thursday, he'll be met with a protest outside of his rally.

    The "Dump The Dufus Donald Trump Rally & Protest," hosted by a group of community organizations and activists, begins Thursday at 6 p.m. at Gilley's Club on South Lamar Street.

    Organizers including Domingo Garcia with the League of United Latin American Citizens Chapter 102, Carlos Quintanilla with Accion America, Hector Flores, Dominque Alexander with Next Generation Action Network and Rev. Peter Johnson. 

    "The opportunity to speak out against the racism and bigotry and the sexism of Donald Trump has to be done peacefully," Johnson said. 

    According to the protest poster, attendees should wear white t-shirts and bring only American flags (no wooden or steel poles).

    "We are planning on having 40 to 50 marshals," said Garcia. "Most of them are retired military and also law enforcement."

    Dallas Police Practice Crowd Control TechniquesDallas Police Practice Crowd Control Techniques

    Ahead of Donald Trump's rally in Dallas Thursday, the Dallas Police Department practiced crowd control techniques in Fair Park Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
    (Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016)

    Anyone causing a problem will be asked to leave, according to organizers.

    They're providing buses at 5 p.m. to transport anyone who wants to attend the protest.



    • Wesley UMC - 2201 East Park Road


    • Bank of America - 400 Zang Boulevard
    • Cigarroa Elementary School - Webb Chapel Road and Walnut Hill Lane
    • Royal Shopping Mall - 2534 Royal Lane (Andres Vidales Indoor Soccer)


    • Salon Gil - 2740 Valwood


    • Plaza Broadway - 3161 Broadway at Centerville Road


    • DART - Irving Boulevard and O'Connor Road

    NBC 5's Jocelyn Lockwood contributed to this report.

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