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Charles King, James Meredith and Valenica Robinson start walking

Charles King, James Meredith and Valenica Robinson start walking

It’s a good thing the ACLU of Mississippi is providing legal support, because the walking caravan was stopped by the cops AGAIN yesterday. This time the designated police escort assumed the walkers wouldn’t be moving since it was raining. Like a little rain would stop our intrepid walkers! Nope, the caravan kept on trucking.

As they walked through Yazoo City (best town name ever?  yes), a group of high schoolers asked them to speak at a pep rally today. The Campaign to End AIDS crew said yes, of course.

Housing Works President and CEO Charles King will be joining the walkers today. He’ll be sure to wake the rest of the walkers up at 5 a.m. doing push-ups, as is his custom.

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Written by standagainstaids

September 16, 2008 at 10:13 pm

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  1. Wow- sounds awesome and what a history making pic! Wish I was walking with u guys… The C2EA march to DC in 2005 was life changing. I will see u guys in Oxford!

    Robin Milim

    September 17, 2008 at 7:00 pm

  2. I wish I was waling down with you all…I’m with you all in Spirit….I remember walking from NYC to DC in 2005 so I know the feeling …WORK IT OUT MISS!

    Johnny Guaylupo

    September 19, 2008 at 12:47 am


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