On Saturday, June 20, 2020, the 7th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church held the Faith For Black Lives March.  Hundreds of people of all races and faiths marched from the campus of Allen University to the step of the South Carolina State House to protest police brutality, systematic racism and to call for social justice.

Speakers included Columbia Urban League President/CEO J.T. McLawhorn, Congressman James Clyburn, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and AME Bishop Samuel L. Green.

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