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NAACP Gathers To Address Charlottesville - Brevard, NC


August 21, 2017

Matt McGregor

Members of the local NAACP chapter gather Thursday at the courthouse.

The local NAACP chapter gathered on the courthouse steps Thursday afternoon to highlight the events that took place Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Va.

"Brevard does not sit in a cocoon," said Tommy Kilgore, the president of the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored. "Brevard is not isolated; Brevard is a part of the world."

At a demonstration called "Unite the Right," organizers protested the Charlottesville City Council's vote to remove of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville.

A suspect drove a car into a group of people who were counter-pro...

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