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NAACP's “Time for Reflections and Healing” forum

As reported in The Daily Progress

The Albemarle-Charlottesville branch of the NAACP is inviting several state and local figures to a forum on the anniversary of the Unite the Right rally.

The “Time for Reflections and Healing” forum is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Aug. 12 at Zion Union Baptist Church on Preston Avenue.

Those invited include NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson; Gov. Ralph Northam; Mayor Nikuyah Walker; University of Virginia President-elect Jim Ryan; Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax; Attorney General Mark R. Herring; Virginia State Conference NAACP President Kevin Chandler; Del. David J. Toscano, D-Charlottesville; state Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath; UVa historian John Mason; and author and director Leslie Scott Jones. Their attendance has not been confirmed.

The event is open to the public. For more information, call (434) 220-1493.

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