At its 5 p.m. August 22 meeting, Asheville City Council passed a resolution condemning the actions of white supremacists and racial violence in Charlottesville, Va. On August 14 following the tragic events in Charlottesville, Va., Mayor Esther Manheimer issued a statement condemning the actions of people who espouse hate speech against any race or ethnicity, and especially those who promote white supremacy. City Council will take public comment before voting on the resolution.
For more information, contact Jaime Matthews at JMatthews@ashevillenc.gov or 828-232-4541.
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