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MeckMin’s ‘We Need to Talk’ series continues Monday night at Myers Park Presbyterian Church

At MeckMin’s first “We Need to Talk” event last month, Ali Kavadlo, left, talks with Yvette Wilson. This first in a series of community dialogues about race, violence and religion came in the wake of the Charleston shootings. It was held in Belk Chapel at Queens University of Charlotte. The series continues Monday night (July 6) at Myers Park Presbyterian Church. Next week’s locale: Johnson C. Smith University. The series will continue at 7 p.m. every Monday through Aug. 31.
At MeckMin’s first “We Need to Talk” event last month, Ali Kavadlo, left, talks with Yvette Wilson. This first in a series of community dialogues about race, violence and religion came in the wake of the Charleston shootings. It was held in Belk Chapel at Queens University of Charlotte. The series continues Monday night (July 6) at Myers Park Presbyterian Church. Next week’s locale: Johnson C. Smith University. The series will continue at 7 p.m. every Monday through Aug. 31. rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

“We Need to Talk,” a series of community dialogues in the wake of the Charleston shootings, will continue at 7 p.m. Monday (July 6) in Oxford Hall at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, 2501 Oxford Place.

The 90-minute talks, designed to get Charlotteans of different backgrounds talking to each other about race, change and healing, are sponsored by MeckMin, an interfaith group with about 100 member congregations. Last Monday night’s discussion, at Johnson C. Smith University, drew about 300 people.

The series will continue every Monday at 7 p.m., through Aug. 31. The location will alternate between Myers Park Presbyterian and the Mary Joyce Taylor Crisp Student Union-Grimes Lounge at Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Road.

Details: www.meckmin.org.

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