Police Arrest LGBT Activist For Distributing Voting Rights Information

September 3, 2014  |  

 

From BlackVoices 

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, arrested a black LGBT activist and former state Senate candidate Monday, saying that he violated a city ordinance by distributing literature about voting rights and candidates on parked cars.

The arrest of Ty Turner, who was attending a Moral Mondays-affiliated rally at a park in Charlotte, was particularly poignant given that the event was held to condemn the state’s record on voting rights and racial profiling.

Read more about this case at BlackVoices.com 

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