Thousands of activists and protestors gathered again this year for the HKonJ Moral March on Raleigh, North Carolina. As usual, it was virtually ignored by the national media, but was covered by the
Held on Valentine's Day, and the anniversary of the day celebrated as the birthday of Frederick Douglass, the theme for this years march was "Love and Justice."
The event was also bittersweet, since the organizers and marchers also paid tribute to the lives of the recently murdered Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, Yusor Mohammad, 21, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19.
Farris Barakat, brother of murdered Deah Shaddy Barakat spoke to the gathering about love. (see video clip below)
The Moral March on Raleigh and HKonJ People's Assembly gathered in downtown Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Led by the North Carolina NAACP, thousands came out to march down Fayetteville Street and make their voice heard, and show support of the recent killings of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill.
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