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A Legacy of Abolition and Love in the Work of a Washington, DC Organizer

Malini Ranganathan
Jun 2, 2019 - 5:00
A Legacy of Abolition and Love in the Work of a Washington, DC Organizer

A legacy of abolition runs deep in the ancestry and work of Washington, DC community organizer Dr. Bruce Purnell. Purnell founded the Love More Movement in 2007 in Washington, DC to “heal from the wounds of the past and build communities that actualize the dreams of their ancestors.” Purnell is a fifth generation descendant of abolitionists John and Mary Jones. John Jones was born to a freed, formerly enslaved person in North Carolina...

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