Bishop Trotter To Lead March Supporting Reggae Club

CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Side bishop is planning to bus a couple hundred people to the Lincoln Park neighborhood tonight after the owners of the reggae club, the Wild Hare, which moved in several months ago were denied a permit for live music.

Bishop Trotter To Lead March Supporting Reggae Club

This is not the type of cause that Bishop Larry Trotter takes on, he readily concedes.

“Kind of totally off of what I normally do, but I think that unfair is unfair,” said Trotter.
When asked if he sees racism in the decision, Trotter said,” Sounds like clear racism.”

Trotter said there was a community meeting.

“But once they went to the meeting, which was 250 white people with three black people, everything started going south,” said Trotter.

Bishop Trotter said he is a fan of reggae music. On tonight’s march around the neighborhood, he said, “We are not going there to raise a fuss. I’m looking for harmony and racial harmony at its best.”

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