His supporters said Georgia is set to put an innocent man to death, citing eyewitnesses who claim another man killed MacPhail. Prosecutors said there’s no doubt they charged the right person with the crime, and courts have repeatedly upheld his conviction.
Channel 2’s Eric Philips was at Ebenezer Baptist Church and said the Rev. Al Sharpton was among the speakers.
Some marchers chanted, “Legal lynching’s got to go” and sang spirituals.