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Troy Davis Rallies 

Dustin Chambers
Tuesday, September 20 - Hundreds gathered at the steps of the Georgia State capitol in support of Troy Davis, the night before his execution.
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"Not in our name" - Shelley Serdahely pumps her fist in protest.
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A protester stands high atop the gate facing the Georgia Capitol building on the night before Davis' execution
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Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA speaks out against Troy Davis' execution on Tuesday night.
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Tuesday evening, Ava DeMontagne, who travelled from New Orleans to protest, rests on a wall in front of the capitol draped with a banner of red handprints that reads "No Blood On Our Hands."
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Friday, September 16 - A throng of marchers shut down Auburn Avenue for several city blocks as they marched from Woodruff Park downtown to Ebenezer Baptist Church in support of clemency for Troy Davis who is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, September 21.
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Pernell Rachel chants for Troy Davis' freedom as protesters gather in the amphitheater outside at Ebenezer Baptist Church
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Marchers reflected in the side of a newsstand on Peachtree St.
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Arthur Lee, 5, carries a sign in protest of the execution of Troy Davis on Peachtree St.
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Everette R. Harvey Thompson, Southern Regional Director of Amnesty International USA leads chants in Woodruff Park before the kick-off of the march. Amnesty International is one of the groups that has led the fight to gain clemency for Troy Davis.
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A group of young protesters and musicians performs in the street in front of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
A Fox 5 anchor prepares his next bit for coverage of the Troy Davis march.
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Amir Gilliam, 6, watches the march go by in front of Pal's Lounge on Auburn Avenue.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.'s son Martin Luther King, 3rd, addressed Troy Davis supporters outside of Ebenezer Baptist Church on Auburn Avenue.
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Meghan Jordan, Joe Diaz, and Jeannette Cuevas attended the 3500-strong march on September 16
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One portion of the large overflow crowd outside Ebenezer Baptist Church as day turned to dusk.
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Troy Davis' cousin E. Red speaks to the crowd outside Ebenezer Baptist Church, he said he visits Troy Davis weekly, "Troy is at one with god," he said, "there is nothing the state of Georgia can do to hurt Troy."
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Ebenezer Baptist Church was filled to capacity for the Troy Davis Prayer Service at one point having to turn away Troy Davis supporters.
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Rev. Al Sharpton was one of the speakers who addressed the capacity crowd at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
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The march ended inside Ebenezer Baptist Church where a prayer service was held for Troy Davis.
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Protesters cross under the I-75/85 overpass on Auburn Ave.
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Protesters cross under the I-75/85 overpass on Auburn Ave.
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