The Frederick Douglass Foundation of NC (FDFNC) and People for Awesome Schools presented the 2020 Freedom and Unity Rally on Saturday at Downtown Park in Southern Pines. Civil rights activist Clarence Henderson, who serves as president of FDFNC, was the keynote speaker. He was a participant in the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-in He was joined by author Shemeka Michelle and Addul Ali, host of the Urban Conservative.

-- Photos by David Sinclair/The Pilot

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Jim Tomashoff

Social Darwinism do your thing! In two weeks, or less, you'll be able to see a lot of these good folks at Moore Regional Hospital. Actually wait, you won't, the Hospital isn't allowing visitors these days.

Patricia Punch

No masks. Ya wonder why the virus is spreading

ron smith

Freedom from masks apparently.

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