On ‘Radio Times’: How to counter the hate after Charlottesville

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 Marchers gather at Broad and Green Streets for the Philly is Charlottesville march Wednesday evening. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Marchers gather at Broad and Green Streets for the Philly is Charlottesville march Wednesday evening. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Thousands of Philadelphians took part in the “Philly is Charlottesville” march last night down Broad Street. They were taking a stand against the hatred, racism, and violence that was on display Charlottesville but which also exists in the City of Brotherly Love.

On Thursday,  Radio Times continued the conversation about Charlottesville with three guests, Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Howard Stevenson, professor of urban education and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and Reverend Mark Kelly Tyler, pastor at mother Bethel AME Church.

They talked about how to counter the hate and how our nation’s own painful history explains the divisions and the bigotry. Host Marty Moss-Coane asked Reverend Tyler if what we saw at the Charlottesville rally is the real America?

Listen to the audio above.

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