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Editor’s note: This article is published in the June 12, 2020 edition of the Charlotte Sun.
Second Black Lives Matter protest scheduled for Friday evening
By LIZ HARDAWAY, STAFF WRITER
PUNTA GORDA — If you missed last week’s Black Lives Matter protest, don’t worry, you have another opportunity.
March for Justice Charlotte is hosting a second Black Lives Matter march from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Laishley Park, 100 Nesbit St. in Punta Gorda.
Clergy, leaders pray for unity
Sheriff: ‘thin blue line … has become faded or even broken in places’
By ANNE EASKER, STAFF WRITER
Clergy, law enforcement, and county and city officials gathered outside the Charlotte County Justice Center Wednesday to pray for unity, equality, and against racial injustice. Rev. Louis Anderson, president of the NAACP, started off by saying that “all lives matter.”