The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is protesting – beginning at 9:30 a.m. today R
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is protesting – beginning at 9:30 a.m. today – in front of BP on La. Highway 311 for non-payment of emergency funds in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. For the next 48 hours, Dr. Art Rocker, special assistant to the chair and vice-chair of the SCLC, which was founded in 1956 by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. "Bring your sleeping bags because we’re going to spend the night," Rocker said. "We’re going to set up tents. "Bring your candles, because we are going to have a midnight prayer vigil. We’re going to sing songs, worship and fellowship together," he said.
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