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Pence meeting with vets in Norfolk before Williamsburg rally

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Donald Trump’s running mate is meeting with veterans aboard a historic battleship at a Norfolk museum before an evening rally in Colonial Williamsburg. Local media outlets report that Mike Pence will hold a roundtable discussion Tuesday afternoon with about 30 veterans aboard the USS Wisconsin, which is anchored in Norfolk. The … Continue reading

First Baptist Church bell ringing kicks off in Williamsburg with “Concert for Hope” gala on Feb. 1
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First Baptist Church bell ringing kicks off in Williamsburg with “Concert for Hope” gala on Feb. 1

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Tuesday, Jan. 26) – Founded in 1776 by enslaved men and women, the First Baptist Church of Williamsburg, one of the country’s oldest African-American houses of worship¹, will celebrate its 240th anniversary with the first ringing of its restored bell, which has laid silent since the days of segregation. In honor of the … Continue reading

“Let Freedom Ring Challenge” tolls for Black History Month in Williamsburg
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“Let Freedom Ring Challenge” tolls for Black History Month in Williamsburg

Washington, DC – The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, is honored to endorse the Let Freedom Ring Challenge, an important event in Virginia taking place during Black History Month. This remarkable initiative spotlights the Black church’s legacy and through storytelling … Continue reading