Group protests at USA gas station

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) —  Protesters were out for a second day in a row Sunday.

The group, “Respect Our Black Dollars” is looking for a change at the USA Gas Station.

The uproar comes after the police said the store’s clerk Gurpreet Singhn shot a customer earlier this month. The owner of USA Gas said the shooting ws in self defense. However, Stanley Wesley, who is leading the “Respect Our Black Dollars” movement said otherwise.

He’s urging community members to stop shopping at the gas station until there is some kind of change.

“Anyone that does something that they’re not supposed to be doing in our community we’ll be there,” he said. “We’d like to see the practice changed and if the practice doesn’t change then sure, shut it down.”

The group “Respect Our Black Dollars” started about four years ago. The

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s