Published: October 8, 2012
Janae Ward, of Akron, right, awards Shirlene Hill a plaque for best banner during Sunday’s Nonviolence Parade and Rally in downtown Youngstown. Hill was representing her son, Jamail Johnson, a Youngstown State University student who was killed when gunfire broke out at an off-campus party in February 2011. Hundreds
attended the march and rally in cold and rainy conditions Sunday.