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Donnie McClurkin is no victim

Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Danielle Moodie-Mills write about how anti-gay rhetoric undermines the ongoing fight for racial justice.

Let’s be honest. The Rev. Donnie McClurkin, a gospel artist, shouldn’t have been invited to headline last weekend’s “Reflections on Peace: From Gandhi to King” concert in the first place.

After all, the event, which kicked off two weeks of celebrations commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, sought to honor the legacy of two great civil rights heroes, promote peace and harmony, and reflect on their message that injustice anywhere is indeed a threat to justice everywhere.

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Authors

Aisha C. Moodie-Mills

Senior Fellow and Director, FIRE Initiative

Danielle Moodie-Mills

Advisor, LGBT Policy and Racial Justice

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