Elizabeth City is my Home, Please Don’t Break It

Daniel Fincher
6 min readApr 25, 2021
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This week, deputies in my hometown of Elizabeth City, NC shot and killed Andrew Brown Jr. This comes hot on the heels of the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, and the same day as the police shooting of a teenage girl, Ma’Khia Bryant, in Columbus, Ohio.

The first thing I want you to understand is that Elizabeth City is not a large place. Pasquotank County, which the city sits…

Daniel Fincher

Freelance Writer, Storyteller, and Poet — Founder of Artistic Autism and Five-Minute Fiction