“Today is an important stepping stone for racial justice in our country. We need to begin to heal our nation from its original sin of racism, and together we can and will. As people of faith we must always stand with the oppressed and struggle with them till we can truly become the land of the free and the home of the brave.” – Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia, Executive Director, Religions for Peace USA.

Full article by Religion News Service is here. It also includes statements from other faith representatives.