Rally supports director, targets official

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Local community members listen to Dominique Slaughter speak during a rally in support of Carl Slaughter, the longtime director of the Jewel J. Newman Community Center, on Saturday at the center in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Jomeisha Robertson and her son Garrett Butler, 2, hold signs during a rally in support of Carl Slaughter, the longtime director of the Jewel J. Newman Community Center, on Saturday at the center in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- James Slaughter sets up signs during a rally Sept. 7 to support of his brother, Carl Slaughter, the longtime director of the Jewel J. Newman Community Center in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Dominique Slaughter speaks during a rally in support of her father, Carl Slaughter, the longtime director of the Jewel J. Newman Community Center, on Saturday at the center in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Ashley Holmes speaks during a rally in support of Carl Slaughter, the longtime director of the Jewel J. Newman Community Center, on Saturday at the center in Baton Rouge. Holmes grew up in the community center from around 1982 to 1997.