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Calling all UUs on the Road to Ferguson

Image from Moral Monday CT

What can UUs do in the face of #SandraBland, #CharlestonTerroristAttack, #BaltimoreUprising and #Ferguson?  If aspiring allies are concerned about race relations, white supremacy and Black Lives Matter, can engage in our own "racecraft" campaign to fight back?

Support the movement by:

joining the Justice Gathering in your area
spreading the word on social media
inviting friends and neighbors
donating financial support for the tour

Read more information on the Moral Monday CT website here

Bishop John Selders, leader of Moral Monday CT is leading an "All Roads Lead to Ferguson" tour from Hartford CT to Ferguson, MO to integrate faith, music, poetry, and art into activism against racism and white supremacy. The tour started on July 31st in New York City and continues until August 12th through the following cities.

Cleveland, 8/3
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Venue: Trinity Cathedral, Sanctuary, 2230 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115

Cincinatti, 8/4
Time: 5:00 P.M.
Venue: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Harriet Tubman Theater, 50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Louisville, 8/5 TBA

Ferguson, 8/6-8/12.  See also Ferguson Action for more information

Artist-activists including Kristen Graves, Te V. Smith and Bishop Selders will participate in Justice Gatherings at 7 PM in each of these eight cities to rally and inspire Black Lives Matter supporters.

Moral Monday CT has roots in the social justice and civil rights movement started by the Reverend Doctor William Barber in North Carolina in response to recent restrictions on voting rights.  People of faith and conscience around the nation) have rallied to support the movement against policy brutality, excessive force, mass incarceration, the school to prison pipeline and for racial justice. The "All Roads Lead to Ferguson" tour will culminate in a national gathering in Ferguson, MO where Michael Brown was killed on August 9, 2014.

Partner organizations include: Black Lives Matter, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, Ferguson Action, Deep Abiding Love and others.