Community activist and Hill Street Baptist Church member Dwayne Barton performs poetry Dec. 14 at the church. Barton was one speaker during a special Black Lives Matter service, where parishioners came together to honor and remember people of color killed by police recently in this country.

Black Lives Matter service remembers, searches for answers in community

“Jim Crowe is dead, but he left his children, including James Crowe, Esq.,” said Rev. Dr. Keith Ogden, host pastor at Hill Street Baptist Church. “He’s got the ‘esquire’ after his name because he’s writing policies to keep folks disenfranchised.” The church hosted a Black Lives Matter service Dec. 14 to remember black lives lost […]