Statement by National Black Faith and Civil Rights Leaders Encouraging Communities to Continue to “Stay at Home” in States Lifting Orders

Rev. Al Sharpton (NAN), Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson (CNBC), Sherrilyn Ifill (NAACP LDF), Marc Morial (NUL), Derrick Johnson (NAACP), Melanie Campbell (BWR), Kristen Clarke (Lawyers’ Committee) & the Heads of the Nation’s Nine Largest Historically Black Religious Denominations Encourage Communities to Stay at Home

(April 24, 2020) – A group of national Black faith and civil rights leaders along with the heads of the largest historically Black religious denominations, are encouraging communities to stay at home in states where stay at home orders are being lifted until there is evidence that it is safe.

Read the full statement here.