CANONSBURG (KDKA) — The Mayor of Canonsburg and Canonsburg’s Police Chief met with the organizers of a planned protest of violence against black people that was going to take place during their Fourth of July Parade.

In a Facebook post, the Canonsburg Police Department said the meeting was “cordial and respectful.”

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The meeting led to an agreement that the demonstrators would have a place to make their voices heard without disrupting the parade.

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According to the police chief, they will not disclose the area’s location due to what he called “hateful rhetoric” online regarding the protest.