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  • Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event

    Civil rights activists draw tears, cheers at Allentown event
    Their stories were chilling — years in prison for crimes they didn't commit, beatings at the hands of law enforcement, seeing loved ones killed and injustices compounding before their very eyes. Their cause: civil rights.
  • We should all learn from students' lesson on race

    We should all learn from students' lesson on race
    It's as if the ghost of Willie James Howard, a 15-year-old black boy murdered for the crime of liking a white girl, still haunts Live Oak. The three white men who killed him in 1944, including a former state representative whose daughter was the...

    Southern states observe Confederate Memorial Day

    One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War's end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday. In ceremonies scattered across the states of the Old Confederacy, cannons will sound, mournful bagpipes...

    Community, moms of homicide victims, join Newport News march to stop gun violence

    Community, moms of homicide victims, join Newport News march to stop gun violence
    NEWPORT NEWS — The rain Saturday morning didn't stop Patricia Lovelace, Geraldine Bryant or Linda Stevenson from marching against the violence that ended their children's lives too soon. The three women, with nearly 50 others, walked down the...

    Road closures for St. Luke's Half-Marathon events Sunday

    Road closures for St. Luke's Half-Marathon events Sunday
    Travelers in Allentown on Sunday take heed: Streets will be closed for St. Luke's Half Marathon events. Nearly 4,000 runners are participating in the half marathon and companion 5K on Sunday. On Sunday, the following streets along the half marathon...