Beneath the chandeliers of the Stratford Conference Center, hugs were shared, and chatter filled the room as more people filed into the Southe…
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On July 11, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Danville’s High Street Baptist Church to deliver a message in the wake of the Bloody Mond…
The Rev. Avon Keen said bringing attention to increasing violence in Danville is even more important now than it was when an annual march was …
Nine people — many members of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Danville — prayed at the corner of North Main Street and Bradley Road in front of the Stonewall Recreation Center on Monday, seeking God’s help for people hurt or who suffered loss during the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, as well as for the Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey recently.
The Rev. Avon Keen, with the support of fellow members of The Minister’s Alliance of Danville and members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference are campaigning to change the name of the Stonewall Recreation Center in Danville.
Saturday’s rally in Charlottesville has prompted many cities across the nation to remove Confederate monuments, or begin discussing the value of keeping those monuments in public spaces in their communities.
Local ministers went to the intersection of Arnett Boulevard and Glendale Avenue to pray after two young adults were killed Thursday evening.
Danville’s youth are present in the streets, going anywhere and everywhere — except to community meetings addressing their present and future.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring discussed policing and de-escalation tactics, fatal shootings by police of African-American men and women, and recruitment of African-Americans to become police officers at a community meeting at Bibleway Worldwide Church on Grant Street on Tuesday afternoon.
Events celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. continued Sunday, with “America’s Sunday Supper” and the annual “Stop the Killing” march taking place.