There have been peaceful protests going on around the WORLD every since the murder of George Floyd a lot of big cities have been shown with their protestors marching through the streets in solidarity but no one has been talking about the smaller cities who have also been protesting with everyone else around the world and even right here in our own backyard.
Saturday, a group of people gathered in Concord to honor George Floyd’s life and send a message for justice. It comes nearly three weeks since Floyd’s death, as protests continue across the country. The event, called a Cabarrus County Community March, was put on by Duke Basketball star and Cox Mill High School alumnus Wendell Moore Jr. and his girlfriend Marissa Moyer.
It started in James L. Dorton Park in Concord at noon. The peaceful protest continued until around 2:30 p.m., as the group marched through parts of Concord.
“I would say there’s probably systemic racism everywhere, it’s not just a nationwide — it’s a worldwide issue.