McEachin Statement on the Passing of former Hopewell Mayor Curtis Harris

December 13, 2017
Press Release

Hopewell, Va. – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement following the passing of former Hopewell Mayor Curtis Harris:

“I am filled with sadness at the passing of Rev. Curtis Harris. We lost a great man of faith who fought for the greater good on behalf of those who faced injustice and discrimination in his community, and across the country. Many in our community knew him as the strong and fearless leader that he was. Today and forever we shall honor the leadership of the renowned civil rights leader and pastor who was determined to make the changes we needed in our community. We will forever remember the life and legacy of Rev. Mayor Curtis Harris. My family and I pray for his family’s healing during this tough time.”


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