Religious Leaders, Activists Hit Street For Symbolic 6-Mile Walk
Posted April 9, 2004 6:24 a.m. EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. — Some people parked their cars Friday and walked to make point.
Local religious leaders and activists hit the streets for a six-mile walk from Garner to Raleigh. They called their march a pilgrimage for justice and peace.
It was Good Friday, they said, and they were making the connection between the suffering and death of Christ and the suffering of workers now.
Along with singing, the walkers carried crosses and signs.
Their goal: to bring attention to changes in fair trade and immigration policies.