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Mecklenburg County not renewing contract with Latta Plantation following controversy over June 19 event

A June 19 event at Latta Plantation was canceled after social media backlash; some community members referred to the event as a poor rewrite of history. MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Tuesday night, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners addressed and reviewed controlling documents between Historic Latta Place and the county following an event at Latta Plantation that was canceled after social media backlash. …