Protests over Mauldin council member pick up ahead of Monday meeting

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Protests over Mauldin council member select up ahead of Monday meetingMike Ellis
Greenville NewsPublished 9:17 PM EDT Jul 19, 2020Activist Bruce Wilson speaks at a rally in Mauldin, as protests continue over a Mauldin council member, Sunday, July 19, 2020.”Lisa Bailey speaks at a rally in Mauldin, as demonstrations continue over a Mauldin council member, Sunday, July 19, 2020. Mike Ellis/STAFFAs long as Black gets his council paycheck and represents people in the neighborhood, there will be opposition to his comments, Johnson said.Along with others who spoke at the rally, Johnson stated regardless of Blacks heart or intentions, his posts could be heard as dog whistles to those who are racist.More: We should have a much better Mauldin: Citizens call for councilman to resign over social postsAnother protest is prepared for Monday outside of the Mauldin gym from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Protesters hold signs at a rally in Mauldin, Sunday, July 19, 2020, over debate involving a council member.Mike Ellis/STAFFActivist Bruce Wilson said extra protests would consist of a parade of cars and trucks, he hoped for 200.