Teen organizes peaceful march through Grier Heights community

Teen organizes peaceful march through Grier Heights community

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A southeast Charlotte neighborhood united against injustice Friday as neighbors marched through their streets peacefully.

One of the neighborhood’s strongest voices is also once of its youngest.

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18-year-old CJ Bailey organized and led the march through the Grier Heights community, where he was born and raised.

“This is a small step in the change we want to see,” Bailey said.

>>Watch the video above to hear why the community says the teen is no stranger to taking action.

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