Washington Post: Mink Leads Community Effort To Respond To Hate Crime At East County Church
Updated: May 18, 2022
"On Nov. 14, Mink learned that a church in Silver Spring, the town where she was born and raised, had been the target of a hate crime. Outside the church, on the back of a banner in Spanish, was scrawled the message: 'Trump Nation. Whites Only.'
"Two days later, when Rev. Harvey was leaving for the night, he noticed a new banner had materialized: 'Silver Spring Loves and Welcomes Immigrants!' Harvey calls it their miracle banner. Later, he found out that Mink had mobilized her network, and within a day they’d collected the funds to rush-order the new banner."
Full article by Colby Itkowitz for the Washington Post (November 14, 2016)