Caldwell encourages Lewis Leadership Conference participants to work to bring about a better future

Rev. Darryl Caldwell delivers the keynote address during the Bishop S.D. James Luncheon at the closing session of the conference.

Rev. Darryl Caldwell delivers the keynote address during the Bishop S.D. James Luncheon at the closing session of the conference.

The Rev. Darryl Caldwell, Pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Banks, encouraged participants in the Congressman John Robert Lewis Leadership Conference to remember the past, while also dedicating themselves to bringing about a better future.

Presented by Troy University and the City of Troy, the two-day conference ended on Saturday with plenary sessions for…

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Congressman John Robert Lewis Leadership Conference participants challenged, inspired by speakers

Birmingham businessman, author and artist Larry D. Thornton delivers the keynote address during the conference's opening session on Friday evening.

Birmingham businessman, author and artist Larry D. Thornton delivers the keynote address during the conference's opening session on Friday evening.

Participants in the Congressman John Robert Lewis Leadership Conference this weekend heard inspiring messages that both encouraged and challenged them to make a difference in their own communities.

The conference, which is in its 20th year, was renamed in memory of the late Congressman and Civil Rights icon following his death in 2020. Presented by…

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Thornton, Caldwell to keynote John Robert Lewis Leadership Conference at Troy University

The conference, now in its 20th year, was renamed to honor the legacy of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis following his death in 2020.

The conference, now in its 20th year, was renamed to honor the legacy of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis following his death in 2020.

Birmingham businessman, author and artist Larry D. Thornton, Sr. and Rev. Darryl Caldwell, Pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Banks, will be the keynote speakers for the John Robert Lewis Leadership Conference Feb. 3-4 at Troy University.

Presented by the University and the City of Troy, the conference, now in its 20th year, seeks…

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Historical marker unveiled at birthplace of John Lewis

The new historical marker is located in front of John Lewis' childhood home off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy.

The new historical marker is located in front of John Lewis' childhood home off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy.

The birthplace of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis now bears a historic marker, recognizing the significance that this tract of land off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy had on the Civil Rights icon’s life and legacy.

Unveiled during a special ceremony on Saturday, the marker was a project of The John R….

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