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Peace March

In honor of Black History Month, Guns Down Power Up and the Opelousas Museum and Interpretive Center teamed up Saturday for a peace march dedicated to peace, creative expression and youth.  The event showcased the work of Guns Down Power Up, an Opelousas Organization that strives to transform neighborhoods into communities by developing children’s minds. Following the march the museum held an open mike and chess tournament. Guest speakers for the event included St. Landry Parish President Jessie Bellard and Eric Williams, Guns Down Power Up founder and director.