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UU leaders arrested as Poor People’s Campaign begins national action

Interfaith justice movement launches 40 Days of Action in most state capitals; UUA president and sixteen other UUs arrested in D.C.

Arthur Hirsch | 5/18/2018
Interfaith activists, including UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray marched in the first day of the Poor People’s Campaign 40 Days of Action in Washington, D.C., where they were arrested by U.S. Capitol Police for blocking a road.

Interfaith activists, including UUA President Susan Frederick-Gray (in yellow stole) and the Rev. Michael Crumpler (in striped stole), marched in the first day of the Poor People’s Campaign 40 Days of Action in Washington, D.C., where they were arrested by U.S. Capitol Police for blocking a road. (© Jessie Palatucci/United Church of Christ CC BY-NC 2.0)