Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.
Connecting the Past with our Present
Wednesday, February 12, 2021
Prelude, Warren Newkirk
Welcome / Opening Remarks, Rosalind Bradley
“Soon I Will Be Done” Chantia Battle*
Words from Howard Thurmond, Tiffany Seaford
Fannie Lou Hamer – Past, Emily Viverette
Stacy Abrams – Present, Michelle Nicole
Legacy Gems: Syveria Hauser
If we don’t capture the rich history and stories of others around us, it is like letting pages of a great book burn and not finding any copies to replace the burned pages.
Celebrating: Ms. Elma Hopkins – Cashier, Food & Nutrition Services for over 50 years of service to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Poem “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes, Rosalind Bradley
Benediction, Angela Beard
Black National Anthem: “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” Chantia Battle*
* Chantia Battle is a member of Willie Mason and Friends Community Choir