March for a Hate-Free Hillsborough


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John “Blackfeather” Jeffries, an Occaneechi Indian tribal elder, stood in front of the Orange County Courthouse during the March for a Hate-Free Hillsborough on Saturday, August 31st.

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Patrick Brown of the Meherrin Indian Nation in Ahoskie, NC, burned sage as part of a purifying ritual before the March for a Hate-Free Hillsborough on Saturday, August 31st.

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From left to right: Barrett Brown (President, Alamance NAACP), LaTarndra Strong (Founder, Hate-Free Schools Coalition), Gerald Givens Jr. (President, Raleigh-Apex NAACP), and Anna Richards (President, Chapel Hill/Carrboro NAACP) participated in the March for a Hate-Free Hillsborough on Saturday, August 31st.

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From left to right: Jason Campos Keck, Crystal Cavalier-Keck, and Patrick Brown, representing the Occaneechi, Choctaw, and Meherrin Indian Nations, walked at the front of the March for a Hate-Free Hillsborough on Saturday, August 31st.

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Participants in the March for a Hate-Free Hillsborough gathered at the Orange County Historical Courthouse to listen to musicians and speakers on Saturday, August 31st.

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Participants in the March for a Hate-Free Hillsborough walked along West King Street on Saturday, August 31st.