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Navajo Nation to march against border town racism

Leaders and members of the Navajo Nation plan to hold memorial marches to draw attention to racial issues in border towns.

The dates and locations of the marches haven't been set. But recent incidents -- including the beating of Navajo man by three white males and the shooting of Navajo man by a police officer -- have prompted fears that racism is alive and well in places like Farmington, New Mexico.

Navajo leaders from the Farmington area said a citizen group is being formed to set dates and locations for the marches.

Get the Story:
Navajo Nation Council addresses racism, violence in border towns (The Farmington Daily Times 7/19)
Nation to march against violence (The Gallup Independent 7/18)

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