The Activists' Watch

July 7, 2023

Turning the embers into a bonfire
Calendar section

Upcoming Activist Events:
July 7 - July 20, 2023

  • July 10 – 7 pm - NAACP meeting, contact Lynn Boyd at to join NAACP and get the Zoom link
  • July 10 - 7 pm - Staunton Organizing meeting
  • July 12 - 7 pm - DSA chapter meeting, hybrid,
  • July 13 - 7 pm - CCL Charlottesville meeting, for info
  • July 13 – 6:30 pm, Charlottesville Police Civilian Oversight Board. Zoom
  • July 15 – 9 am - RCA, Riparian Buffer Maintenance Day, Dunlora Neighborhood
  • July 16 – 4 pm - CCPJ annual meeting. Friends Meeting House
  • July 17 - 7 pm Staunton Organizing meeting
  • July 18 - Cville100 Climate Alliance Meeting
  • July 20 – 7 pm Charlottesville 350 meeting, to get details, send an email to
For complete descriptions of these events, visit
The Activists' Guide Calendar.

What happened?

July 12, 1898, John Henry James was lynched in Charlottesville.

Today's Quote

"Hope is not a strategy.”

Dr. Benjamin Ola Akande, Dean of the Business School at Webster University in St. Louis in a letter to Barack Obama

New Book

Standing Up To Hate
Members of the Charlottesville Clergy Collective recount their experience and recall the lessons learned from resisting the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville during the summer of 2017. Details and orders from


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