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The Inquirer: A plea from a veteran of the civil rights movement

By November 7, 2022January 11th, 2023No Comments

We created our Freedom Express bus tour to unify our voices against voter suppression and ensure every voice is heard equally and without barriers. We were honored to have civil rights activist and deacon at Faith United Church of Christ in Washington D.C. Sia Barbara Kamara join us on the final three weeks of our Freedom Express bus tour. Once those three weeks were complete, she wrote on her experiences on the Tour.

In my decades of public service, working to defend democracy has taken many different forms, ranging from Peace Corps work in Liberia to being appointed by President Jimmy Carter to lead the National Head Start Program. The stakes are so high in Pennsylvania in this election that my work continues here today: for the last three weeks, I have joined POWER Interfaith on their Freedom Express bus tour across the state — to register and mobilize voters, demonstrate at contested ballot boxes, and celebrate the incredible power of our votes.

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