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Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low around 25F. Winds light and variable..
Partly cloudy skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Low around 25F. Winds light and variable.
Updated: January 17, 2020 @ 4:21 pm
Civil rights demonstrations in Danville, Farmville and Richmond during the summer of 1963.
Demonstration in front of the municipal building in Danville on Jun 30, 1963.
Blacks picketed in front of the Danville Municipal building in July 7, 1963 as a white youth from Montgomery, Ala. stood on the steps and waved a flag.
Mrs. L.W. Chase, left, leads a "Mothers March for Freedom" in Danville on July 11, 1963. Dorothy Day, a New York editor, second from left, joined the picketers.
Rev. Goodwin Douglas marched at Farmville on July 26, 2963. He was pastor of Beulah A.M.E. Church.
African-American youths attempted sit-ins at five Farmville stores on July 27, 1963 during a second day of demonstrations in the town
Police remove a girl from the sidewalk outside a Farmville restaurant where she was arrested during a June 28, 1963 demonstration.
A demonstration location at 800 East Broad Street in front of City Hall (now the old city hall) on August 7, 1963.
Randy Adams remembers the Danville jail as metal and concrete, nothing as soft as a mattress…
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