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Nashville Rabbis, Priests. Ministers March Against Racial Discrimination

Rabbis, Catholic priests and Protestant ministers joined here in a march through the central streets of the city to show this Southern community that religious leaders are opposed to racial discrimination. The clergymen paraded quietly over a three-mile route, led by Rabbi Randall Falk, of The Temple, and the Rev. Sam Dodson, pastor of Calvary Methodist Church.

After the march, the clergymen held a prayer meeting on the steps of the Court House. Later, they were addressed by Mayor Beverly Briley. According to the Rev, Dodson, 130 religious leaders of all faiths in this community “stood up to be counted” against racial discrimination.