Racist and Threatening Letters Sent to Black Lawmakers in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Police in Charlotte, North Carolina have opened an investigation after a racist and threatening letter was sent to more than a dozen city leaders of color.

The letter was sent to Black lawmakers in Charlotte, including Mayor Vi Lyles (D), WCNC reported. During a public meeting earlier this month, County Commissioner Vilma Leake read out loud the letter that was sent to the Black city leaders, The Charlotte Observer reported. The two-page letter said “Black Democrats should be tarred and feathered and run out of town.”

The letter writer stated Black people and other people of color “should be focusing more on assimilation instead of isolating themselves.” The rant also praised President Donald Trump, claiming Trump “has done more for this country than any modern American president in the history of this great country.”

“I do believe you need to go back to where you came…

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