building racial justice

Starting in 2007 The Spirit House Project documented over 2,000 state-sanctioned deaths against Black people. 98 percent of those counted in that number were unarmed. “It is not by accident that Black Lives Matter is a theme today,” said Sales. She believes “Black Lives Matter” has always been a theme of the fight for justice even in slavery” At a 2014 conference she organized in Washington, DC, Sales contended that saying, “All Lives Matter”, as a response to the slogan “Black Lives Matter” is an act that perpetuates White nationalism. (Conference: “What’s Behind the Wave of Police and Vigilante Killings of Black People?” April 22, 2014, Washington, DC)

National Teach-In
Worship Service
Candlelight March