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Annual unity prayer walk held

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on July 26, 2009 2:00 AM

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Residents of Lincoln Homes watch as marchers in the Stop the Funeral Unity Prayer Walk pass by early Saturday morning. An estimated 150 participated in the third annual event, which orignated at First African Baptist Church and traveled through the neighborhood to raise awareness about the need to eradicate drugs and gangs in the city.

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The Rev. Dr. William Barber, center, co-convener of Stop the Funeral and state NAACP president, holds a banner during the Unity Prayer Walk. A hearse provided by McIntyre Funeral Home went ahead of the walkers.

The crowd may have been smaller than anticipated Saturday, but voices were proud and strong at the third annual Unity Prayer Walk on Saturday designed to "change the atmosphere" of gangs and violence in the city. The Rev. Dr....

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