Satyagrahis identify with US civil rights fight

21 03 2008

After a full day walking east through Mississippi following their press event in Jackson yesterday, with honks and cheers of support from many drivers, especially African-Americans —

— the workers arrived by bus in Montgomery, AL, at the heart of the US civil rights fight, where the Unitarial Universalist Church of Montgomery fed and hosted them for the night.

On Friday the workers studied and discussed connections between the social movements of the 1950s and 60s in the US and India, and prepared to set out on foot toward their next stop: Atlanta, Georgia.

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