SC Rep. Wendell Gilliard reacts to Charleston BLM activist Muhiydin Moye's death
South Carolina representative Wendell Gilliard has released a statement on the passing of prominent Charleston civil rights activist Muhiydin Moye also known as Muhiydin D'bah
Moye, 32, died in a New Orleans hospital after being shot in the thigh shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, New Orleans Police confirm. The police have not released additional details about the incident.
Rep. Gilliard said through the past couple of years he and Moye became close friends. He said,
The loss of this young man, who had a promising future, is a great loss to all of us in the state of South Carolina and to the Black Lives Matter organization that he so loved and to which he devoted a great deal of time and effort.”