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Dr. Frederick Haynes and company were arrested after gathering in DC earlier this week to protest the passage of the For The People Act

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Dr. Frederick D. Haynes at Protest

A group approaching a thousand gathered in DC earlier this week, fighting for the passage of the For The People Act and the completion and passage of the John Lewis Advancement Act. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III of Friendship-West Baptist Church (shown), Congressman Al Green and Representative Ron Reynolds, Poor People’s Campaign co-chairs Rev. Liz Theoharis and Rev. William J. Barber II, Rev. Jesse Jackson, who it is important to note, marched in Washington more than five decades ago calling on Congress to pass the 1965 Voting Rights Act; were among the many arrested for incommoding, obstructing or crowding.

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