Vigil Against Violence
We will honor and remember Durham’s victims of homicide and their survivors at the 23rd annual Vigil Against Violence at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Shepherds House Church, 107 N. Driver St. Parents of Murdered Children Chapter co-chair Diane Jones will deliver the message.
Your presence offers hope for our city. All are welcome.
Last year 25 people were taken from us by violence.
They are Jaeden Sharp, 9; Antonio Dixon, 33; Alfredo Jobel, 28; Kourtney Krista Dawson, 25; Carolyn Robinson Hemingway, 62; Jeffery Lamar Dawes, 21; Christian Pittman, 9; Shontina Nakeisha Williams, 37; Abdur Rasheed Ali Muslim II, 26; Juan Carlos Ruiz. 27; Marquise Keshawn Mangum, 18; Derek Huggins Jr, 19; Rev. Kent Torrey Hinkson, 71; Rakwon Smith, 18; Breon McCallum, 18; Haywood Jabbar Downey, 34; Marcus Anthony Keith, 24; Armani Hodges. 4; Willie Shon Sadler, 43; Jawad Ali Razai, 18; Shareef Abdul Muhammad, 29; Heriberto Dondiego, 48; Kenneth Bernard Covington. 26; Delonta Hart, 16; Holly Martez Lyons, 25.
Eighty-two percent of the victims in which the cause of death is known died from gunshot wounds.
For more information please call 919-358-1113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham