Rallying for Their Neighbors: African Drummers, Music and Speakers Highlight State House Event

[September 29, 2011]  “In a fitting nod to the scene change, yesterday’s Love Your Neighbor rally in front of the State House struck a more political tone than Saturday’s family-oriented event at a local park…

“The long list of speakers who took the stage pointed to the recent racist graffiti attack on three African refugee families as a symptom of yet another in a long line of injustices society must band together to overcome…

Honore Murenzi, a refugee from Africa who has founded a group called New American Africans to help refugees integrate into their new communities, had specific instructions he made the crowd carry out while still on the state house lawn.” To read the full article by Sarah Palermo for the Concord Monitor, click here.


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