Charlotte Uprising statement on the treatment of Rayquan Borum, a 21 year old Black man being framed for the CMPD murder of demonstrator Justin Carr; CMPD are also targeting and persecuting protestors in Charlotte.
Call to Action: Free Rayquan Borum
TO: Governor Pat McCory, Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Chief Kerr Putney, Mayor Pro Tem Vi LylesWe, the undersigned, demand the immediate release of Gloria Merriweather and all political protesters who have been arrested in connection to the Charlotte Uprising. We demand
This is a letter of solidarity with the communities of Eastern North Carolina from the Charlotte Uprising. We invite grassroots organizations and other communities to sign onto this letter. Email us at charlotteuprising(at)gmail(dot)com to sign on.
The Charlotte Uprising Coalition
We demand an immediate end to repression of demonstrators in Charlotte! Since demonstrations began against the police murder of Keith Lamont Scott, police in Charlotte have been mass arresting protesters & legal observers, using chemical weapons, and violating their most basic rights. Call/Email CMPD, Mecklenburg County Sheriff, Mayor Roberts, Attorney General Roy Cooper, & Governor Pat McCrory and demand justice today!