An urgent request to Trump from civil rights advocates: Speak out against acts of hate

The letter was signed by more than 100 left-leaning groups and individuals, including the National Education Association and AFL-CIO and other labor groups; the Human Rights Campaign; National Council of La Raza; the National Immigration Law Center and the National Women’s Law Center; and several faith leaders, including the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, leader of North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays” civil rights protests.