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Faithful Friday, People of Faith Speak Out @ Pan-African Connection Bookstore, Art Gallery and Resource Center

  • Pan-African Connection 828 4th Ave Dallas, TX 75266 United States

Faithful Friday, People of Faith Speak Out

Faithful Friday, People of Faith Speak Out

Friday, August 1, 12 noon 

Pan-African Connection Bookstore, Art Gallery and Resource Center

 828 Fourth Ave., Dallas, TX 75266

(Call 214-943-8262 for directions)

 “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Call to Action: In the tradition of Civil Rights speak-outs and in solidarity with those now inspired to establish "Moral Mondays," our “Faithful Fridayevent is a call to people of all faiths to testify to the impact of ALEC-derived laws and public policies on our human family and our stewardship of the earth.Faith leaders and communities have a rich legacy of providing witness on matters of social justice, civil and human rights. We also have a sacred obligation to help bend the moral arc of the universe towards justice.

Rev. Peter Johnson, Civil Rights Activist & SCLS Staff Member

Judge Clay Jenkins, Dallas County Judge

Dr. Joerg Rieger, Perkins School of Theology

Lon Burnam, Former Texas State Representative

David Lee, Alliance AFT

Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee

First Nation Peace Camp, South Dakota

Collette Flanagan, Mothers Against Police Brutality

Join faith leaders and people of all faith traditions, or none, whose hearts are deeply troubled by what we see in our country to bring their passion for justice back into the public square and reclaim the “fierce urgency of now!”   

Call 512-589-3735 for more information program and STOP ALEC Coalitions

http://www.alecexposed.org/wiki/ALEC_Exposed

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Sponsored By

Bill of Rights Defense Committee – Center for Media & Democracy and ALEC Exposed.org - Common Cause USA, Common Cause Texas -  CodePINK – Dallas Peace Center - Embrey Human Rights Program, SMU - The Ester Davis Show – First Nation Peace Camp, South Dakota – North Texas Light Brigade - North Texas Veterans for Peace - Mothers Against Police Brutality - Pan-African Connection Bookstore Art Gallery - Texas Coalition of Progressive Allies – Texas MoveOn Councils