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Before a full room of mostly women, representatives of a variety of religions, Rev. Meg Peery McLaughlin spoke first. The pastor used the anecdote of Jo Ann Robinson, the much lesser-known social activist who she said sat behind Rosa Parks at that fateful time when Parks demanded to sit in the front of the bus.

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