In April 1971 the Vietnam Veterans Against the War marched on the United States Congress. Blocked from entering Congress by a hastily erected fence, they began throwing their service medals and ribbons over the fence. Below is a link to a video:
Roanoke has a long tradition of community activism. Citizens, young and old, continue to do good work in their neighborhoods, schools and local government. Send us your story, event or art work to share.
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