INC NEWS - Open Letter to Our Community re: racist literature
bragin at nc.rr.com
Thu Apr 20 08:01:50 EDT 2006
The Duke Park Neighborhood Association has posted the following on our
website, and distributed it to local media.
Open Letter to Our Community
This past weekend's distribution of hate mail in several Durham
neighborhoods brought an intense flurry of response from our citizens:
camaraderie, neighborhood action, proclamations for unity and support.
The anonymous collections of flyers filled with bigotry and violence
were quickly labeled for what they were: trash. While the message may
have attempted to promote division, first reactions of extreme disgust
turned to conversations of advocacy for continued healing in this
community and the strengthening of neighborhood relationships.
Thank you to the Durham Police Department and the many neighbors who
took time to pick up and discard the trash on Sunday morning. We have no
doubt that the citizens of Durham will continue to reject this kind of
bigotry and hatred whenever it appears in our city.
DPNA Board of Directors
if anyone would like to add their name or their organization to this
statement, please email DPNA secretary Claire Doyle at canyonwomn at
yahoo dot com.
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