City Council Hopeful Organizes Community Feed Near KKK Compound in Zinc, AR to Bridge the Gap

Updated: Aug 22, 2020

They eyes of the world were on Aaron Clarke and his colleagues Sunday, August 3rd, as they brought a message of peace to the would-be cohorts of the notorious White Supremacist organization.



The following quotes were taken as excerpts from a piece on this event published by The Daily Mail. You can read the full story and view more photos from the event here.


We came down there to bridge the gap...what we did was we went into the community that has basically operated by the Ku Klux Klan and we extended our hand. We came down there with food for anybody who wanted food, they were able to get food...

"What happened in zinc today was history," Aaron Clarke said in a Facebook Live video. He added that the group was not run out of town "with their tails tucked between their legs."


"We went down there and nobody's been down there, nobody's ever protested in that community. ... We literally went and threw a barbecue in the KKK's backyard."


"We came down there to bridge the gap...what we did was we went into the community that has basically operated by the Ku Klux Klan and we extended our hand. We came down there with food for anybody who wanted food, they were able to get food," Clarke said.


The event was also caught on video by several sources and garnered some praise from pundits as far away as Denver, CO:



For more information on the continuing work of Bridge the Gap NWA visit their website at www.bridgethegapnwa.com

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