Siblings Zyania Dew, 7, left, and Joseph Brothers, 7, right, hold signs and prepare to march in the Youth Prayer Walk on Saturday at O.R. Pope Elementary School.
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Siblings Zyania Dew, 7, left, and Joseph Brothers, 7, right, hold signs and prepare to march in the Youth Prayer Walk on Saturday at O.R. Pope Elementary School.

Rocky Mount groups call for end to violence

By John Henderson

Staff Writer

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Hundreds of people in south Rocky Mount participated in a prayer walk Saturday morning to condemn violence in the wake of recent shootings in their neighborhood.

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Ignant

"Ignant”, you tout race every time you open your "ignant" mouth! You don't have to say it, it just flows naturally from your "ignant "mouth. You are truly funny! Maybe you can get a gig on a late night show or better yet, maybe you and Al Sharpton could join forces and make it a duo!

Too

ignant! If I wanted to talk about RACE I would because I ain't scared to. Quit trying to put words in my mouth because you prove that I didn't bring up race, you did. Nope don't need to join forces with Rev. Sharpton, have several folks on the local level that I can join forces with. Get that!

South Rocky Mount

Curmilus. I thing you can say that South Rocky Mount lies in both counties. In the first place what difference does it make if is south, north, east or west, Rocky Mount, or do you consider the Nash side to be made up of "racist White people". Gun violents effects the entire city, regardless of where you live. The fact that the violence occurs more often in Black neighborhoods does not make it right or wrong. Gun violence effects the city and its reputation regardless of your race. When will you ever stop throwing the race card at everything. Oh, that's right, I forgot that you are the "political agitator". Why don't you just change your title to the "Race agitator". At least then people would know that you can tell the truth after all!

Gramps so in order to justify ya'll ignance

now you want to think it can be said that South Rocky Mount lies in both counties. Really? Damn anything to attempt to prove me wrong. Well I asked the question because I have always heard South Rocky Mount is on the Nash Side. Ignant why are you asking me what difference does it make because I didn't write the article? Ignant I say what I mean and mean what I say so I ain't even going there about the Nash side being made up of "Racist White People." You go figure! Copy and paste the sentence that you are referring to that I mentioned "RACE" because my ignant . . . can't find it. Why do I need to change my name? I am quite sure you have more names than that that you call me. Also post a lie that I have stated! LMBAO!

Too ignant!

You don't get to choose who groups want to lead them. Nope Rev. Andre Knight was not dressed like a minister, he is a minister. He don't need to show off for the media, all he has to do is show up and the local media will make it all about him. The city was divided long before Knight was born so that is just too ignant. What racial remark has he made? Name one. Also name a race discrimination shout. The following is just too ignant, "You are not interested in these youths. You are more interested in the civic center and getting your face in the news. You are a want to be Barber and Abernathy!" Get over it Rev. Mayor Pro-tem President Andre Knight is a POWERFUL black man and ya'll prove it everytime ya'll post your ignant rants about him. LOL!

LMBO !!!!!!!!!!!

Dancy you are a comedian ! Andre Knight a minister and powerful man !!! (lmbo) That is the best joke I have heard in a long time !!!!!!!!!! (lmbo)

Not a joke! Yep he got the power

BADMAN dang so bad but hiding behind a code name. Yep Mayor Pro-tem Rev. Andre Knight is on the Rocky Mount City Council (has 1 vote which equates to power), President of the Rocky Mount Branch NAACP and a minister of the Gospel. Yep he got the power. Get the h... over it! We don't joke when it comes to POLITICS because we value the decision making on behalf of others. Now Run And Tell That!

Not a joke! Yep he got the power

BADMAN dang so bad but hiding behind a code name. Yep Mayor Pro-tem Rev. Andre Knight is on the Rocky Mount City Council (has 1 vote which equates to power), President of the Rocky Mount Branch NAACP and a minister of the Gospel. Yep he got the power. Get the h... over it! We don't joke when it comes to POLITICS because we value the decision making on behalf of others. Now Run And Tell That!

Violence does need to end !

I agree that violence within Rocky Mount and the young people need to end. It is a time when we all races need to come together to stop this violence. It needs to start at home,schools,churches and in all the communities. But I do have a problem with Andre Knight leading this group and dressing like a minister to show off for the media. No-one has heard from him about this matter until the media steps in and the marches start. And to dress in white and try to act like a minister. Come on Andre let your ignorance shine for real ! You are one of the problems ! You have done nothing but try to divide this city with your racial remarks and race discrimination shouts. You are not interested in these youths. You are more interested in the civic center and getting your face in the news. You are a want to be Barber and Abernathy ! I want say King because you,Barber and Abernathy are not even fit to tie Martin Luther Kings shoes. People come together and stop this violence but leave the wolves in sheeps clothing out !

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