Black History Symposium
Local Black History will be on display throughout the weekend.
Donations for all programs will gratefully be accepted.
Ms. Carolyn Evans, Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
An evening with the distinguished motivational speaker, author, actress, and storyteller.
Lecture Series, Saturday, February 10, 2018
Attend a day of lectures, including highlights of Black women and the impact they have had in our community. Stay for all the lectures, or come for one.
12 – 1 p.m. – Stories from the United States Colored Troops, Donnie Joyner
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. – Black Politicians Post-Civil War, Donnie Joyner
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. – African American Education Pre-1925, Musette Steck
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. – The Griffin Family, The Griffin family is the first known black family to purchase property in old Southport.
5 – 7 p.m. – African American Women in the Military, Tina Bryant,
Retired 1st Sergeant, US Army with 22 years service
Old Time Gospel Fest, Sunday, February 11, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy music from several local churches. Proceeds from the Gospel Fest will benefit The John N. Smith Cemetery.