Ladies mirror on civil rights struggles as a part of Greensboro MLK celebrations on Monday native information

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“I think you need people who are comfortable marching, you need people negotiating what’s going on in the background, and people who are doing it (financial support),” Frye said.

Nxumalo asked her if she believed that women who played a role in the behind the scenes movement felt recognized or recognized for what they were doing.

On the 92nd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday, the UNCG men’s basketball team visited the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute on a day off from his two-game trip to Samford.

“I don’t think it’s really necessary to be recognized for everything you do,” Frye replied. “I feel like, ‘Are you doing it because you wanted someone to know that you did it, or are you doing it with your heart?’ That’s my basic feeling. ”

Later that day, during a virtual interfaith service hosted by St. James Presbyterian Church, Rev. Lei Washington urged religious leaders and their communities to band together to equip students with computers and the Internet and refuse to use the Allow racial gaps access to education to continue.

“We have to do more than just say there’s a problem,” said Lei, who is also the director of Gillespie Park Elementary in Greensboro.

Mary Smith, the mother of Marcus Smith, was another of those who exchanged thoughts during interfaith services.

Marcus Smith died after Greensboro police officers tied his hands to his feet behind him while lying face down on a street in 2018. Police held Smith back after he was upset during a mental crisis.

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