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King Day celebration is Monday

The King and Queen African American History and Research Organization, along with all of the churches of the county, will sponsor the 14th Annual King Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 19, at noon. This year’s celebration will be in the auditorium of Central High School.

There will be children’s and youth choirs coordinated by Rev. Michelle Kimlick and Sister Vivian B. Smith. The adult choir will be led by Rev. Robert D. Brown, chairperson of the group.

Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech will be portrayed by Brother Kenneth Harris of First Baptist Hockley.

Special projects by several students from King and Queen schools, as well as Aylett Country Day School will be on display.

The keynote speaker will be Rev. Edgar Rawles Jr., pastor of Zion Baptist Church at Cumnor.

Refreshments will be served.

The public is invited to come and share in this celebration under the theme “We’ve come a long way with some distance to go: a challenge to all.”

posted 01.14.2009

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