A growing number of African American pastors in the Washington area are embracing the Occupy movement, saying the pleas for economic justice sound a lot like the Rev. Martin Luther King’s goals.
Jan. 19, 2012The Rev. Wayne Mims, left, and the Rev. Graylan S. Hagler, center, pastor of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Northeast Washington, talk with members of the Occupy D.C. movement at Freedom Plaza. "This is the continuation of the [civil rights] movement. It was the economic movement that King was killed for," Hagler said.Mark Gail/The Washington Post