Monday January 7th, 2013 @11:00am
Historic King Solomon
6100 14th Street
Detroit, MI 48208
Detroit- Last week Detroit Crime Statistics hit an all time high for 2012. The City of Chicago hit 500 murders last week, Aurora Colorado, saw violence again where four where killed, all of this happens on the heels of the violent act in Newtown, Connecticut. Activist, clergy and community members announce a campaign in Detroit today to kick off a new anti-violence campaign that seeks to change the culture of the community.
Rev. Charles E. Williams II said “Mayor Dave Bing says it best “We’ve just lost respect for each other; we’ve lost respect for life” He’s right the only way to combat that is Love and changing the culture of Detroit life”
Rev. Charles Williams II represents the next generation of civil rights leadership, as the President of the Michigan Chapter of the National Action Network, Executive Board member of PFAW’s: African American Ministers Leadership Council, the President of the Detroit Faith based community organization: MOSES a Gamaliel Foundation affiliate, and the proud pastor of the Historic King Solomon Baptist Church of Detroit where Malcolm X recorded message to the grassroots. Rev. Williams has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and is a Huffington Post Blog Contributor