Read about our own members Alvene Conyers and Rev. Dr. Julie Grace who can trace their history back hundreds of years, sharing family pasts that include extensive community service in Williamsburg. They speak of of being embraced by this area. Publisher Meredith Collins states that, "Looking back means recognizing and wondering about a community that now embraces so well what was once so unfairly divided in many way. It is a testament to the character of those we interviewed that they reflect on those remembrances more with resignation than bitterness" Our own Rev. Grace summed it up when she said, "When you're in a community there's a sense of love and protection and fellowship..."