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'Reverse the Curse' remembers the past in hopes of changing the future
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 11/02/2013 - 6:54pm.

videoBlacks and whites joined together at the 1898 Memorial for "Reverse the Curse," a city-wide prayer march to remember the Wilmington race riots of 1898.

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Local groups want to quash segregation, gang violence
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 4:29pm.

videoLocal churches are teaming up with the group "Boots on the Ground" to try to squash segregation in the Port City. The group wants to bring the community together by remembering the race riot of 1898.

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Wilmington Police to give 'cease fire' update
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 2:36pm.

August 11 marks the 45th day of the 90-day Cease Fire initiative sparked by Boots on the Ground, community leaders and law enforcement officials. Thursday Chief Ralph Evangelous and his staff will give an update on the most recent crime picture for the City of Wilmington and the results of Operation Tranquility launched on July 3.

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Community members march to end violence
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Sat, 06/01/2013 - 5:44pm.

video Community members took to the streets of the Houston Moore housing complex to stand up to violence.

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Churches put their 'Boots on the Ground' to stop problems in low-income areas
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 12/17/2011 - 6:08pm.

In the wake of drug problems and violence in low-income neighborhoods, area churches have decided it's time to put their ‘Boots on the Ground’ and change hearts and minds for the better.

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Pastors join forces with police to fight crime
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 06/28/2011 - 9:45pm.

video It's called "Boots on the Ground." The program combines local pastors and Wilmington Police to provide guidance and resources for troubled individuals in the community. The men and women of God are walking the streets, offering advice, and counseling those who live in high crime areas.

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