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North Carolina group, 'Racists' Anonymous,' pushes for change

(Source: WCNC) (Source: WCNC)

(WCNC)  Like any good anonymous meeting, it starts with bad coffee, a semi-circle of seats, and an invitation to share. But this Wednesday night's meeting isn't AA or NA or any of the other As you know, this is Racists Anonymous.

For the past month, Trinity United Church of Christ in Concord, North Carolina has been holding weekly support group meetings in its fellowship hall, and it's gaining traction. 

"What Jesus said is, 'come see,'" Reverend Nathan King said.

Sick of the shootings and racial unrest, King says he wanted to do more than pray.

"It seemed like every week we were coming into worship and we were doing another prayer because someone had been killed in the street," King said.

Racists Anonymous was born.

"It's to deal with the racism within ourselves and to eliminate the racism within ourselves," King said.

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