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CNV Memphis Holds Action at Civil Rights Museum

Posted by Ryan Hall
09.22.15

Campaign Nonviolence Memphis holds an event called The Vision of a Nonviolent Memphis & Shelby County Interfaith Vigil on Sunday Sept. 20, 2015.

12 speakers and musician lead a gathering of over 60 people at the historic National Civil Rights Museum to kick off a week that will include 11 events and actions. Speakers included keynote Earle J. Fisher, M.Div., Edward Ordman of Temple Israel, Dr. Nabil Bayakly, Ph.D., Rev. Jim. Steele, Ph.D., Deputy Chief Gerald Perry of the Memphis Police Dept., Anjan Challa, Sri Viswayogi Viswamjee Foundation for Universal Intergation and Peace, Rev. Stormie Steele, Ph.D., Verónica Marquez, Comunidades Unidas en Una Voz, Cynthia Bailey, Bus Riders Union and Lina Marks, Memphis Interfaith Association.

Musicians Paul Crum and Mary Fleming lead the group in songs of peace. Debra Brittenum served as emcee and Monica Juma coordinated the committee that organized the event. The event was covered by the local newspaper, The Commercial Appeal, and featured in a lengthy article Monday morning. 

See photos from the Memphis’ event below.

Photo Credit: Pat Crum

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