John C. Barnett, left, of True Healing Under God (THUG) Civil Rights Organization helps to unveil a protest banner made by Deborah Phelps, right, of StopMassIncarceration.Net during a rally at Redemption Christian Ministries on Sunday, July 19, 2015, in advance of the trial of suspended Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Randall Kerrick.
John C. Barnett, left, of True Healing Under God (THUG) Civil Rights Organization helps to unveil a protest banner made by Deborah Phelps, right, of StopMassIncarceration.Net during a rally at Redemption Christian Ministries on Sunday, July 19, 2015, in advance of the trial of suspended Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Randall Kerrick. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
John C. Barnett, left, of True Healing Under God (THUG) Civil Rights Organization helps to unveil a protest banner made by Deborah Phelps, right, of StopMassIncarceration.Net during a rally at Redemption Christian Ministries on Sunday, July 19, 2015, in advance of the trial of suspended Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Randall Kerrick. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

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