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Mayor Castor, local pastors hosting prayer demonstration downtown

Posted at 9:16 AM, Jun 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 01:37:05-04

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor attended a prayer demonstration on Monday in the wake of protests across the nation following the death of George Floyd.

Castor was joined by local pastors and elected officials in front of Tampa Police Headquarters at Lykes Gaslight Park.

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The mayor said prior to the event that the public is encouraged to come out and join together in prayer at the event.

The event comes one day after the city implemented a 7:30 p.m. curfewand the National Guard was activated.