slideBelow is excerpted from the Charleston Post & Courier. LILA members will be on hand to contribute literary efforts… If you would like more information on how to participate, contact Marjory Wentworth or Marcus Amaker.

Charleston’s Days of Grace will be held Sept. 5 to 6 to honor the nine Emanuel AME Church parishioners killed on June 17 and Walter Scott, who was shot to death April 4 by a policeman while fleeing after a traffic stop in North Charleston.

A march will begin at 9 a.m. that Saturday in Wragg Square off Meeting Street, followed by a rally in Marion Square. A conference begins afterward, from 2 to 6 p.m., in the International Longshoremen’s Association Hall at 1142 Morrison Drive.

The second day of the event begins at 7:30 a.m. with an interdenominational service at a site to be determnined and continues from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. that Sunday in the ILA Hall.

“Nearly 70 organizations have joined the call for a march and strategy conference … to help build a more fair, tolerant and peaceful South Carolina,” according to the ILA. They include churches, student groups, social clubs and civil rights organizations.

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