Human Rights

People of Faith Say They Are Ready To Lead The Fight Against Racism

The ACT to End Racism rally brought thousands of people of different faiths to fight against racism.

People of Faith Say They Are Ready To Lead The Fight Against Racism
Newsy Staff / Luke Piotrowski
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On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., thousands took to the National Mall to call for an end to racism. They were people of different ethnicities, backgrounds and faiths joined the march and rally put on by the National Council of Churches. So we asked them, should people of faith and faith leaders be taking the lead on fighting for social justice and equality? 

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