Couple Celebrates Wedding Day Alongside Thousands of Philly Protesters

Couple Celebrates Wedding Day Alongside Thousands of Philly Protesters

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A Black Lives Matter demonstration in honor of George Floyd became a wedding event event when a couple converged with those marching beyond Logan Square in Philadelphia on Saturday.

Dr. Kerry Anne Perkins and Michael Gordon were taking pictures beyond the Logan Hotel when the motion gone by on Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The newlyweds chose it was proper to take part a minute of love and uniformity.

In a video shared to Instagram, the couple can be seen holding hands and raising their fists to the noises of drums and the cheer of protesters.

The couple’s wedding event coordinator, Rev. Roxy Birchfield, discussed the minute to E! News.

“They were supposed to get married at Legacy Castle and it was postponed,” Birchfield stated.

Since the New Jersey event was cancelled, the marital relationship minister stated the Gordon’s had a “micro wedding” on the yard of the hotel rather. And for their very first appearance pictures, they presented in front of the hotel — which is when they participated and commemorated amongst the protesters.

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Gordons then marched with the group to towards City Hall.

In the background of the video, activists hold indications that read, “Black Lives>White Feelings,” and “Vote 4 Justice.”

In another extensively shared video, the couple took pleasure in a caring kiss as the crowd roared in event.

On May 24, the bride-to-be published a message to her Instagram accompanying a gorgeous set of pictures, detailing the timeline of their engagement.

“7 years ago, he asked, I said no, he waited patiently” the caption began. “5 years ago, he asked, I said maybe, he acted patiently.”

Ultimately, their story had a delighted ending.

“1 year ago, he asked,” Perkins concluded the tale. “I said YES!”

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