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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."

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