Milwaukee spiritual leaders host first ever ‘Sit-In for Change’

June 25, 2020

Photo by Yvonne Kemp

On Saturday, June 13, 2020, Souls to the Polls, an organization that unites ministers and their congregations in Milwaukee’s central city to strengthen the voting power of the Black community, hosted a “Sit-In for Change,” on the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr., and North Ave.

The event was organized by Pastors United President Gregory Lewis and King Solomon Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Charles Watkins. The event featured pastors from the African American, Jewish, Islamic, Latino, Hmong, LGBTQ+ communities joined with Black Lives Matter and several other community organizations from here in Milwaukee.