Army Gen. Mark Milley said he was wrong to have accompanied the president on his June 1 walk through Lafayette Square to St. John’s Church, where Trump held a bible aloft in an awkward publicity stunt.
“June 5 was already marked in my head as a significant date because it’s my mother’s birthday. And realizing that we’re connected on that small level, it tugged at my heartstrings. I wanted to do something.”
While social media and the increased adoption of newer technologies have facilitated greater coordination between organizers in cities across the country, Charlotte can thank its history of civil unrest for stronger coordination between activists.