“Summit on Race” opens minds, doors for conversation

Greenbrier County

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — More than 130 people took a learning initiative for the final day of the Summit on Race Matters in the Greenbrier Valley on February 24, 2018.  Workshops included speakers from far-and-local churches, law offices, and advocacy groups, all striving for open minds and constructive conversation.

“As long as we keep having conversations and summits like this that encourages opening up and talking about how we feel and listening to all sides and all people… then eventually, steady forward progress is going to be made,” said organizer Twana Jackson.

Keynote speakers included Dr. William White and Arley Johnson, both West Virginia natives who currently work for nationwide advocacy groups involving racial affairs.

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