MOW Diary: Sarena Watkins

MOW Diary: Sarena Watkins

MOW Diary: Sarena Watkins

Sarena Watkins will turn what she learned at the March on Washington into action.

Published August 25, 2013

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"I came to the March on Washington because I feel like I owe it. I owe it to the '60s, I owe it to all of those who died for the cause in the '60s and beyond, all the way back to slavery. I realize today now more than ever that I'm a new flame carrying a new torch," Georgia-based clergywoman Sarena Watkins, 43, who originates from the Six Nations Indian Reservation in Ontario, Canada, told

"I learned to keep on learning and to take what I've already learned and put it to use and action now. I learned to be a leader in my generation, taking knowledge from the past generations, so we can establish future generations."

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Written by Joyce Jones


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