Conservative activists are defending their "Free Speech Rally" in Boston on Saturday, saying it was organized to simply defend the freedom of speech and that the rally had been planned months in advance, despite it falling a week after a Virginia demonstration of white nationalists turned deadly. Organizers of the "Free Speech Rally" have publicly distanced themselves from the neo-Nazis and white supremacists who fomented violence in Charlottesville on Aug. 12.
Charlotte Catholic defeated Charlotte Christian on Friday night with two key plays during late fourth-quarter action. Running back Milan Howard caught a pass from quarterback Chris Walton and rushed for a touchdown and cornerback Sam Broom intercepted a pass by Charlotte Christian quarterback Garrett Shrader in the closing seconds.
Borum, the man accused of fatally shooting Justin Carr, a bystander, during last fall's uptown riots entered a plea of not guilty in the shooting. Borum appeared during the afternoon session and was represented by defense attorney, Terry Sherrill.