Charlotte youth rally for social justice

Thirty youth from 17 different high schools across the area participated in this year’s Charlotte Coalition for Social Justice (CCSJ) Civil Rights Conference.

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In an email to supporters, CCSJ highlighted the students’ projects including marching in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, organizing a social justice rally and holding “soap box” speeches (remind anyone of Harvey Milk?) on the corner of Trade and Tryon.

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Watch a clip from Fox Charlotte:

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Posted by Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.