Black History Month African Marketplace

In the fellowship hall. The event includes goods for sale from local merchants and artists, soul food samples and panel discussions. Speakers include Dr. Matthew Holden, Judge Tomie Green and Dr. Robert Smith.

Farish Street Baptist Church will celebrate its Annual Black History Month African Marketplace on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall. The Program Theme this year is “AT THE CROSSROADS OF FREEDOM AND EQUALITY: THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION AND THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON”. An afternoon panel will address 3 important anniversaries in the history of African American people: 1863- The Emancipation Proclamation; 1963 – The Civil Rights Movement/March on Washington; and the last 50 years, 1963-2013. The panel speakers include Dr. Matthew Holden, Judge Tomie Green and Dr. Robert Smith. Local merchants and artists will showcase their goods and talents and SOUL FOOD sampling. To obtain more information contact Mrs. Alberta Smith at 601 672-8876 or Mrs. Juanita S. Brown at 601-918-5137.

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