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"We're Here To promote peace and let everybody know that in Memphis we're no longer racially divided," said Michael Moore. The teenager was one of 24,000 participants in a Human Love Chain that was organized by two churches as a way of affirming racial harmony in the city. Although there weren't enough participants to form an unbroken chain of hands all the way along Poplar Avenue, the number was significantly larger than a similar chain that attracted about a thousand people last year.

For some children, it was the first contact with someone of another race. As the mother of a four–year–old white boy, who was holding the hand of a black girl, put it, "Everybody is one in the same .... I have to set that example." And, by holding the hand of a black woman—even as her son held the black girl's hand—she was doing just that.

Woman's rights: important for women and men
July 13, 1998

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