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PHRE Response to Incident at MPP

June 28, 2019
Calvin Ball III, County Executive Howard County 3430 Courthouse Drive Ellicott City, MD 21043
Ian Kennedy, Executive Director Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission, Inc. PO Box 1524 Columbia, MD 21044
Milton Matthews, President / CEO Columbia Association 6310 Hillside Court, Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21046

Community Leaders & Merriweather Post Pavilion Staff:
We write to express our grave concern about an incident of racial harassment reported by one of our members at Merriweather Post Pavilion (MPP) following the Phish concert on Sunday, June 23, 2019; and to request that you take immediate action to investigate this incident and hold any responsible individual(s) fully accountable.
Phans for Racial Equity (PHRE) promotes racial equity and respect for difference within the Phish and greater jamband community and beyond. We strive to make our scene a more welcoming space for people of all races and e…

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