‘Pursuit of equality’ earns race relations awards for local men
On Thursday, former state Sen. Jack Strong and Dr. Robert L. Harper were honored with Unity Awards for their work in improving race relations in Longview at the eighth annual Unity Honors Luncheon sponsored by the Longview Race Relations Committee.
The committee was established in 1995 to address racial prejudices, to create a platform for open dialogue and to develop racial harmony in the community. It is sponsored by the City of Longview Partners in Prevention.
“Today we honor individuals living here in Longview who, in their pursuit of racial equality, have improved race relations in Longview,” said Vickie Echols, president of the Longview Race Relations Committee.
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