The Religious Effort in Ferguson

At The Atlantic, Allen McDuffee reports that clergy members, two months after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, are joining the protests in Ferguson, calling for unity. Over the weekend, hundred of protestors and clergymen demonstrated peacefully, asking the police departments to “repent” for the killing of Brown. “My faith compels me to be here,” Bishop Wayne Smith of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri told the Associated Press. “I want to show solidarity, and call attention to the structural racism of St. Louis.”

Read at The Atlantic

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