written by Pastor Lia A major focus of the Poor People’s Campaign is connecting the dots between poverty, militarism, racism, sexism, Islamophobia, homophobia, transphobia and all the other isms. They are all connected. In the middle of the 6 week campaign I traveled to Alabama (my home state, by the way), a state so racist […]
written by Pastor Lia The theme of the second week of the Poor People’s Campaign was “Linking Systemic Racism and Poverty: Voting Rights, Immigration, Xenophobia, Islamophobia, and the Mistreatment of Indigenous Communities.” That’s kind of a long title. But it encouraged me. I love some people who are immigrants, documented and undocumented. I toured Stewart […]
written by Pastor Lia In this time of injustice when children are being separated from their families, when a heavier tax burden is being placed on the poor than on the rich, when we’ve barred visitors from Muslim countries, when lands that are sacred to the first peoples are being desecrated by mining and polluted […]
Wake Forest Baptist Church represented at a Winston Salem rally on Saturday, June 30, to end the separation and deportation of families. Thanks to Pastor Lia, Alexx, Erica, Drew, Lydia, Alice, and Christie and Michael for showing up and offering hospitality. We handed out more than 400 bottles of water!