Carteret Co. holds candlelight vigil in the wake of Chalottesville violence

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – The Carteret County Democratic Party held a candle light vigil Sunday night to speak out against the violence seen in Charlottesville, Virginia during alt-right protests Saturday.

The event was also sponsored by the Croatan Chapter of the Sierra Club, Indivisible Carteret, the Carteret County chapter of Our Revolution and the Carteret County Democratic Women. Organizer said around 100 people attended.

Organizers say it is their way to join a nationwide movement in uniting against hate and racism.

The rally took place Sunday night at the Katherine Davis Park on Arendell St. in Morehead City.

 

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