Charlotte: DA Releases Footage of Frankie Jennings’ Murder, Will Not Press Charges Against US Marshal

By Sarah Ahmed On June 29, Mecklenburg County District Attorney Spencer Merriweather released security footage from the killing of Frankie “Pop” Jennings at the hands of law enforcement in March, announcing that he will not press charges against the US Marshal responsible. In response to the decision, activists with Charlotte Uprising and Feed the Movement organized a protest demanding justice and answers for Jennings’s family. … Continue reading Charlotte: DA Releases Footage of Frankie Jennings’ Murder, Will Not Press Charges Against US Marshal

Charlotte: Activists and Family Hold Rally for Frankie Jennings, Murdered by US Marshals

By Dontay Stevenson On Saturday, May 8, activists with Charlotte Uprising and Jennings’s family members held a rally in honor of Frankie “Pop” Jennings, an unarmed 32-year-old Black man murdered by US Marshals on March 24. The rally was held at Freedom Park in south Charlotte. A banner reading, “Justice for Frankie Jennings” was displayed, along with other signs reading, “Frankie was murdered on his … Continue reading Charlotte: Activists and Family Hold Rally for Frankie Jennings, Murdered by US Marshals