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Kent activists protest 'the language of hate'
Seeking a forum for a public statement
by WKSU's TIM RUDELL


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The Rev. Christie Anderson of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent is one of the organizers of the alliance.
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A group promoting civility in public discourse, and opposing what it calls the “language of hate,” will be marching after the Martin Luther King, Jr. prayer breakfast Saturday in Kent.  WKSU’s Tim Rudell reports.

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The Kent Interfaith Alliance for Reconciliation & Justice came together this summer as a unified voice against racism and cultural conflict. And, the group is raising that voice again after the Portage County NAACP’s annual prayer breakfast in honor of Dr. King being held at the United Church of Christ on East Main Street. 

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Christie Anderson, an Alliance founder, says it’s a public pronouncement, for all to hear.We are inviting everyone to join with and walk from the church down to the Kent Municipal Courthouse. And our plan is to gather there and read aloud the statement.

The Rev. Anderson is with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent.  She says the prayer breakfast will likely end -- and the march, begin -- around noon.

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