Members and friends of WBUUC stood in solidarity at the Black Lives Matter Solidarity Rally for MOA16 on Friday, May 1st. The UpTake interviewed many supporters attending, including Reverend Victoria Safford.

Rage, Hope, Love Fueling Black Lives Matter Movement, Says Supporter
Article excerpt from
The UpTake
By: Video by Bill Sorem, Text by Bill Sorem And Michael McIntee |

“The problem is poverty. The problem is racism,” said Rev. Victoria Safford of the White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church. “The problem is deep, deep, old oppression.”

Safford was one of more than 200 people who showed up outside an Edina, Minnesota court to support eleven people who have been charged with a variety of crimes after a December Black Lives Matter rally at the Mall of America.

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