Leaders with the National Action Network met this afternoon to discuss the results of a talk with city leaders over a police detainment. John Sims, an artist in residence at 701 Whaley, was detained by Columbia Police during a mistaken break-in investigation on May 17.
National Action Network
A roundtable gave some the chance to directly communicate with law enforcement and legislators
Several concerned community members made their voices heard with the goal of getting lawmakers to pass bills focused on hate crimes and gun control.
Several will be in attendance at a round table discussion Wednesday morning
In response to the tragic shootings in El Paso and Dayton, several groups are calling for action at the state and local level to prevent similar incidents from happening in the Palmetto State.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV/AP) – The call to remove the Confederate Flag hanging in The CItadel’s Summerall Chapel will begin again, Rev. Al Sharpton said Wednesday night after meeting with the school’s president and commanding officer. Sharpton told members of the media that he and members of the National Action Network were prepared to go to the state legislature to have…