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JUNE 15, 2023
2023 STRONG MEN & WOMEN in VIRGINIA HISTORY PROGRAM
Richmond, Virginia

Rev. Dr. R. R. Wilkinson  was one of six distinguished Virginians for 2023 honored by the Dominion Energy and the Library of Virginia for their important contributions to the state, the nation or their professions. This video shows photos from the program attended by Wilkinson's daughters, grandson,  nieces, nephews and friends.   This event was held at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump in Richmond, Virginia.

http://edu.lva.virginia.gov/strong-men-women-in-virginia-history

PHOTOS from the STRONG MEN & WOMEN  LIBRARY EXHIBITS
August  2023 - April 2024


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JUNE 16, 2023
Street Renaming to R.R. WILKINSON AVE. 
Roanoke, Virginia 

On Friday, June 16, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., the City of Roanoke honored the former pastor of Hill Street Baptist Church, Reverend Doctor Raymond R. Wilkinson by renaming Carver Avenue to R. R. Wilkinson Avenue. The unveiling will take place at the corner of 5th Street N. W. and Carver Avenue N. W. (East side of Lucy Addison Middle School). Reverend  Wilkinson was a champion for change who diligently stood for equal rights and justice throughout his lifetime.

JUNE 17, 2023
Wilkinson Family Toured Mill Mountain & Opened the Roanoke Family Reunion Juneteenth Event at Eureka Park 

June 18, 2023
Wilkinson Family Attended Church Services at Hill Street Baptist Church to celebrate Fathers Day & 100th Birthday of Rev. Wilkinson who pastored Hill Street for over 30 Years.

Cassandra Wilkinson Lighty Sings "How Great Thou Art" in honor of her Father & Mother during Sunday Service at Hill Street Baptist Church.

Nathaniel, Grandson Speaking
Photos Videos Street Renaming
Photos Video from Strong Men & Women Prgm
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Cassandras Solo How Great Thou Art
Photos from June 17 and June 18
Kenya Speaking at Renaming
Photos from SMW Library Exhibits
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