Not surprisingly, the City will be holding their own candlelight vigil for the victims of Charlottesville see here. Let us remember the counter protests in Charlottesville were to defend the removal of Confederate statues. Monuments that remind us of the harshest moments in American history, slavery.
But what is happening in our own town? Especially since we just hit the 50 year mark after the
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What use is it to us that racist statues are coming down in the South when the latter is being erected here? We are the Plainfield Anti-Violence Coalition (PAVC), and our name says it all. We are against any forms of violence and we have been on the forefront on gun violence that has plagued our city. Why the city would not include PAVC in their upcoming vigil shows us that their interests lies in their own selfish capitalistic interests. Smoke and mirrors at the end.
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