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In Their Own Words: Activists At Chattanooga's Protests

Chattanooga Protest

On Tuesday night, the Chattanooga City Council held a marathon session online.

Members heard from community activists who have been protesting in the streets against police brutality and calling for systemic change after the killing of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis.

Two prominent activists here are Cameron “C-Grimey” Williams and Marie Mott, also a candidate for City Council next year.

I spoke with them a few hours before the council's budget hearing on Tuesday night...

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