NAACP Culpeper #7058

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Tag: MLK Day

Living Out The Legacy, The Day After The Dream…MLK 2022

This year’s theme is “Living Out the Legacy After the Dream.” Speakers include the Rev. Dr. Owen Cardwell, pastor of the Diamond Hill Baptist Church in Lynchburg and the Rosel Schewel Distinguished Chair for Education at the University of Lynchburg. Dr. Cardwell was one of the first students to integrate E.C. Glass High School in 1962.

Also sharing remarks will be Culpeper Mayor Frank Reaves, Jr., NAACP Life Member John Doyle, and Dr. Laurel Blackmon, chair of the NAACP Culpeper Education Committee.

The presentation will air at 1:00 PM on Monday, January 17.

NAACP to Host King Remembrance Service on January 20

The NAACP Culpeper Branch #7058 will host its annual service commemorating the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 20, beginning at 12 noon at Antioch Baptist Church in Culpeper. The church is located at 202 S. West Street.

The Rev. Reese Washington, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church, Brandy Station, will speak at the event. Shiloh Youth will present “We Are the Dream.”

The event will be sponsored by Marty and Butch Davies, III. The NAACP Culpeper branch serves Culpeper, Madison, and Rappahannock Counties.

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