Category: Activism

Knock at the door: Protesters accuse C-Ville Weekly of “inflaming racial tensions”

A crowd of protesters gathered in front of the offices of Cville Weekly today, outraged by a December 29 story the local paper ran that, according to one protest organizer, “threw gasoline on the fire of racial tension in our community.” Indeed, the story, titled, “Knockout: Victims of brutal Downtown Mall assault want arrests, and…

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Protest in front of Bank of America

Could be the reason Bank of America hired a security guard to stand outside the building not long ago. As the Hook reports, members of a group called Blue Ridge Council for Conscious Action gathered outside the bank today to join other folks protesting the bank’s practices at the company’s annual shareholder’s meeting in Charlotte,…

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