Noted Human Rights Activist Bree Newsome Joins Faith Leaders to Talk Civil Rights in the Trump Era

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July 9, 2018

 

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Noted Human Rights Activist Bree Newsome Joins Faith Leaders to Talk Civil Rights in the Trump Era

 

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — On Friday, July 14th at 9:30 a.m., the NC Faith Forward Coalition will convene activists, artists and community leaders from throughout the state for Uniting for Our Future, a multi-day empowerment summit focused on social justice. The event will feature Bree Newsome, an artist who drew national attention in 2015 when she climbed the flagpole in front of the South Carolina Capitol building and lowered the confederate battle flag.

Uniting for Our Future is an opportunity for faith leaders, social justice movement organizations and people of faith to come together. It will uplift the voices of the most vulnerable and unite our visions for a just and inclusive future for all North Carolinians.

 

WHAT:

Bree Newsome joins NC Faith Forward Statewide Gathering, a convening of progressive faith communities and social justice movements
 

WHEN: 
Saturday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:
The Enterprise Center

1922 S Martin Luther King Jr Drive

Winston-Salem, NC

 

WHO:
Faith leaders and community members

 

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The NC Faith Forward Coalition consists of seven organizations: Believe Out Loud, Equality North Carolina, Faith in Public Life, The Freedom Center for Social Justice, Many Voices: A Black Church Movement for Gay and Transgender Justice, More Light Presbyterians, and the National LGBTQ Task Force.

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