WMAL Interview - STEPHEN GREEN - 09.06.17

Sep 06, 2017, 04:30 PM

INTERVIEW - STEPHEN GREEN with The People’s Consortium for Human and Civil Rights and a Charlottesville marcher

About The People’s Consortium for Human and Civil Rights, Inc.

The People’s Consortium for Human and Civil Rights, Inc. is an advocacy organization committed to the spiritual, social, political, and economic liberation for all people through nonviolent action. Founded in January 2017, after the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump,

We train advocates to build power through grassroots organizing and nonviolent direct action. We organize issue based campaigns to push for progressive policies. We encourage civic participation through voter education, voter registration, and voter mobilization.

We empower communities through education, leadership training, and economic development.

March against White Supremacy gets closer to DC.

CENTREVILLE, VA (WUSA9) - Singing, chanting and drum beats are the sounds coming from a few hundred people marching from Charlottesville to Washington, D.C.

The group’s eight-mile march this Labor Day concluded around lunchtime when they reached Centreville. They will start up again at 10 a.m. Tuesday and plan to reach Washington, D.C. and the White House on Wednesday.

(WJLA) -- Dozens of protesters are marching to the nation’s capital hoping to dismantle white supremacy. The 10-day march, which began last Monday, was organized by groups including the Women's March on Washington, Color of Change, Indivisible, Mijente, Repairers of the Breach and the Movement for Black Lives.