Lawrence, KS - Events Local News Groups Contact
Interfaith Vigil for Michael Brown
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 7:30pm
St. Luke AME Church, 900 New York Street
Interfaith Vigil for Michael Brown
Aug 28, 2014

The Lawrence interfaith community is organizing an important event in response to the death of Michael Brown and the ongoing events in Ferguson, MO.  Together, we are standing in solidarity with the victims of violence, calling for an end to institutionalized racism.

As one of the organizers, I speak for all of us in saying that we hope and pray for a large turnout for this interfaith vigil.  It is only a first step, but the symbolism of showing up in love and solidarity   -- and in our diversity -- is crucial. 

Here is the information:

Vigil for Michael Brown:  Lawrence Stands for Racial Justice

Thursday evening, August 28, 7:30 pm

St. Luke AME Church, 900 New York Street

At this point, speakers include representatives from the African and African American Studies Department at KU, St. Luke AME Church, the Islamic Center, Plymouth Congregational Church, Peace Mennonite Church, the Jewish Community Center, and the Unitarian Fellowship.

Let's show up in a gesture of solidarity -- Unitarian Universalists standing on the side of Love! (wear your yellow "Standing on the Side of Love" T-shirt)

In Peace, Christine Smith

Trending Today
Kate Tempest's Powerful Intro to Glastonbury 2017
2 min5,220 views today ·
Organizing in 'Small Town USA'
Liberation Staff4,639 views today ·
Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed (The Real Reason For The Forty-Hour Workweek)
David Cain4,581 views today ·
Colin Kaepernick Is Being Blackballed by Billionaire NFL Owners. Here's Why.
Colin Jenkins2,937 views today ·
Americanism Personified: Why Fascism Has Always Been an Inevitable Outcome of the American Project
Colin Jenkins2,829 views today ·
Oliver Stone's Inspiring Speech on War, Peace and Speaking Your Truth
3 min2,119 views today ·
This Facebook Comment About the UK Election Is Going Viral
Chris Renwick1,920 views today ·
Facts Don't Always Convince People - Here's Why and What You Can Do About It
3 min1,802 views today ·
This Animation About The Clitoris Will Amuse and Educate
3 min1,647 views today ·
Load More
What's Next
The Elephant on Campus
25 min
Collapse (2009)
80 min
Why Aren't Public Universities More Transparent and Accountable?
Michael Newman
Like us on Facebook?
Interfaith Vigil for Michael Brown