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Joint Statement from Calcasieu President, Lake Charles Mayor death of George Floyd

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Posted at 4:36 PM, May 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-30 17:36:13-04

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury President Tony Guillory and City of Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter today issued a joint statement on the death of Geroge Floyd.

The statement is below:

"The disturbing death of George Floyd in Minnesota has caused pain across this nation. Southwest Louisiana is no exception. That pain is justified. We mourn Mr. Floyd's death, and pray for his family, the State of Minnesota and our entire nation.

Around the nation and within Southwest Louisiana, there is a chorus of voices calling for equity. We hear those voices. Within our neighborhoods, we call for dialogue, unity, and fellowship to persevere during these trying times. Society has strides to make, and we want to be part of a solution, not a symptom of stagnation and ignorance.

Together, we can reinforce our resilience through our diverse and individual experiences and emerge from these struggles as a stronger community."

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