Early on the morning of April 3, 1865, Union troops, led by Black soldiers and cavalry, liberated Richmond. This April 3rd, the Virginia Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality are inviting the public to join us at 8 a.m. at the spot where the Union soldiers entered the city.
“WHY THE TRUTH ABOUT UKRAINE SHOULD MATTER TO FAITH COMMUNITIES,” A WEBINAR PRESENTED BY THE PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Saturday, March 19, at 4pm, the Board of Social Action of Washington, D.C.’s Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ is holding a webinar on the Ukraine crisis featuring four speakers.
DEFENDERS’ EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR: NATO & UKRAINE; PALESTINE & YEMEN; FRANCE & MALI; EYEWITNESS CUBA
This Friday, March 11, at 7pm, the Virginia Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality are holding an online webinar via Zoom.
UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS: FEBRUARY 28, 2022
The February 28, 2022 issue of the Updates and Announcements newsletter.
WINTER 2022 ISSUE
The Winter 2022 edition of The Virginia Defender was published on February 3rd, 2022. For a full PDF of the issue, click here.
WINTER 2022: DEFENDERS IN THE NEWS
As part of our work, members of the Defenders have been published or quoted in news outlets. This is a list of where you can find that coverage. This issue’s segment includes the Richmond Free Press, Newsweek, and IRB News.
OMARI’S CASE RESOLVED; NO TIME
The case of Omari Al-Qadaffi, a housing rights activist hit with multiple charges stemming from a July 2020 anti-eviction protest, is now resolved.