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DC’s Oldest Black Church Hangs New Black Lives Matter Banner After It Was Burned During MAGA Protest

posted on December 18, 2020

WUSA’s Khalida Volou reports, “Faith leaders from across the DMV gathered on the steps of Asbury United Methodist Church to hang a new Black Lives Matter banner and renounce white supremacy in a service of unity on Friday December 18.” A Black Lives Matter banner that belonged to the historic Black congregation in Washington, D.C., was burned by Trump supporters during a protest on December 12. Volou writes, “D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said at least four churches, Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, Asbury United Methodist Church, Luther Place Memorial Church and Metropolitan AME Church, had property damage. He said the department is investigating each incident as a hate crime and police have released ‘very good’ images of the suspects in these cases.”

Read at WUSA