Thunder, lightning and a torrential rainstorm couldn’t deter hundreds of citizens from attending an NAACP-sponsored rally and march held Friday afternoon in Mechanicsville. The Juneteenth Celebration featured several speakers, including Hanover NAACP president Robert Barnette who voiced a list of demands for HCPS officials, including the changing of two school names in Hanover County. The group marched from the Mechanicsville Library to Lee-Davis High School and Stonewall Jackson Middle School chanting and displaying signs demanding change. 

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MECHANICSVILLE -- Thunder, lightning and a torrential downpour couldn’t deter hundreds of citizens from attending an NAACP-sponsored rally and…

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