Protesters march against closure of F Street


Leila Navidi

Rev. Sam Carroll of Calvary Baptist Church chants with other protesters during a rally and march down the Las Vegas Strip to protest the closure of F Street in Las Vegas Saturday, April 18, 2009.

Sat, Apr 18, 2009 (6:47 p.m.)

Nearly 100 people rallied against the closure of F Street today, marching down the Las Vegas Strip, passing out flyers and chanting, "No justice, no peace, reopen F Street!"

They began the march on Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard and ended the march on Convention Center Drive at the Royal Resort.

F Street has been permanently closed due to the I-15 north widening project.

The protesters call the closure biased and have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit seeking the immediate reopening of the street.

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