Sights and sound from weekend’s anti-violence march
on March 2, 2010
More than 300 people, nearly all black men, simultaneously canvassed the city in small teams Saturday.
They focused on 23 of the city’s most troubled neighborhoods. They delivered bundles of Bibles along with health, education and public resource literature door-to-door at apartments and homes.
They also clasped hands with residents and led them in prayers.
Rev. Andre Shumake, one of the event’s organizers, estimated that volunteers made contact with about 3,500 households Saturday.
The event was in response to a Feb. 14 church shooting that shook the community and drew national attention.
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