Controversy is coming to the Arklatex as NFL star Mike Vick makes his way to Shreveport this weekend for an upcoming comedy show, the Mike Vick Comedy Explosion.
people are speaking out
We're concerned about Mike Vick coming to the Strand, we don't think it's the time or place for him and all that he represents as a brand.
I believe it's time for us to learn how to forgive
I spoke with barbara norton today - she spoke with mike vick on her radio show this week and she's excited to see a talent like mike vick come to shreveport
he said he felt that Shreveport was on the grow, he felt it a friendly city, and he felt it was a city that he would like to come to and present his show. He said that he was really excited to come to Shreveport
others aren't so excited
Forgiveness is not the issue for us. This is a business decision by a brand to come into a commercial non-profit organization. that's where our beef is
and animals activists are planning to protest
we're here for the dogs
They plan to gather here in a parking lot across the street from the Strand, but their not the only ones planning to protest
we're going to protest the protesters
Artis Cash is a local pastor who is leading the protest against the people protesting Mike Vick
we have former gang members from the Crips and Bloods that are going to be down there and so we're going to have people down there that are saying all we need is another chance, can you all see us having another chance?
I've been told that our protest and the protest against us will be peaceful. and i take people at their word
others say both groups should just stay out of it....
The picketers? I don't see any sense in it, what's the point? you're just wasting your time.
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