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caption: Black Lives Matter marchers silently kneel for 9 minutes at Punta Gorda City Hall.

Editor’s note: This article was published in the June 13, 2020 edition of the Charlotte Sun.

‘NO MORE’ Black Lives Matter protesters call for change in peaceful march Friday

By LIZ HARDAWAY

STAFF WRITER

Among hundreds of kneeling protesters for George Floyd, a man held up a lone sign.

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor,” the sign read.

Protesters, speakers and residents marched Friday evening in Punta Gorda to stand up for the injustice they’ve seen — not only on the news, on social media, but in their own community

Read more in the Charlotte Sun.