Stronger Together: Discussing racial justice with Roanoke Councilwoman Trish White Boyd

Stronger Together

Stronger Together is a special limited series produced by WFXR News to explore the issues of race in America. Each week’s episode airs Saturdays at 6 p.m. on WWCW-TV 21.1 and Sundays at 11 p.m. on WFXR-TV 27.1.


ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On this week’s Stronger Together, host Charmayne Brown discusses racial justice in Roanoke. She reviews the history of the Gainsboro Branch Library, and sits down with Charles Price, a chairman of the board at the Harrison Museum of African American Culture in Roanoke, and Roanoke City Councilwoman Trish Boyd White.

In this week’s episode, Brown and Price discuss the importance of capturing African American culture within the exhibits and preserving the rich history. As well as showcasing black perspectives throughout the 20th century.

In her interview with White, she discusses what needs to be done to bridge the gap for race relations and prejudice within Roanoke and addresses concerns that White says “have plagued the Black community for decades.”

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