Protesters Rally for Justice at Georgia State Capitol for Valdosta Teen Kendrick Johnson [EXCLUSIVE]

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    Members of Atlanta’s civil rights community joined attorney Benjamin Crump at the Georgia State Capitol this week for a rally urging justice for Valdosta teen Kendrick Johnson.

    The “Who Killed K.J.” rally was attended by Johnson’s parents, Kenneth and Jacqueline Johnson, and hundreds of supporters, including Martin Luther King III and Rev. Raphael Warnock of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

    Radio One Atlanta was in attendance as well as supporters rallied to urge Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to address the case. The rally came a day after Johnson’s parents filed a complaint with the Georgia Secretary of State over the handling of their son’s body, which was missing organs that were replaced with newspaper.

    Johnson was found dead in a rolled-up gym mat at his high school in Valdosta on January 11. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted an autopsy and ruled the death accidental, but his family questioned the ruling and had his body exhumed for a second autopsy, which found that Johnson suffered a blow to the neck and died of blunt force trauma.

    Radio One Atlanta spoke to Ben Crump and Johnson’s parents following the rally:

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