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15th Annual N.A.P.A.C. Youth Luncheon

Mark your calendars !!! January 15, 2017 is the 15th Annual N.A.P.A.C. Martin Luther King Youth luncheon. If you have not gotten your Church or organization registered do so now! The youth luncheon has continued to grow in participation over the years and this year we are looking forward to a much greater community involvement . The show case of talent of our local youth are always the highlight of the event as they express themselves through speech, music, dance , and drama. For more info. clic…

Slavery Meets Freedom at The Forks OF The Roads ( A Look Back)

The livinghistory play Slavery Meets Freedom at the Forks of the Roads is anoutgrowth of a discussion within the Friends of the Forks of the Roads SocietyInc to develop a demonstration project of how Blacks can enter the tourismarena from an economic development standpoint. We want to create alternativetourism and hands on history experiences for tourists, visitors and localpeople in the Miss-Lou area who are looking for the other real humanity side ofhistory. Our focuswas first on conducting to…

Script of whats to come (BLACK AND BLUE )

Except of Act One script of Union Navy African DescentFreedom fighter in Battle of Galveston Texas Teachable take away at 10th annualBlack and Blue Civil War Event 10-14-17: Yes Galveston Texas was capturedbefore Juneteenth.Rally, rally! Rally for the CivilWar’s greatest generations of Union African descent freedom fighters! Insteadof Removing confederate monuments andsymbols!Tenth Annual Lower Mississippi Valley Black and Blue CivilWar History Program October 14, 2017 at Historic Jefferson Coll…

NATCHEZ'S FORKS OF THE ROAD "SLAVE" MARKETS SITE

Mississippi iscelebrating its bicentennial. Forks of Road enslavement sites and Exhibitiontells how chattel slavery enabled Mississippi to become a state in 1817.Mississippi was admitted into the United States as "slave state"balanced by Indiana admitted as a "free state. "GOINGTO CHICAGO" FROM NATCHEZ'S FORKS OF THE ROAD "SLAVE" MARKETSSITE THAT IS ABOUT TO BECOME PART OF NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AFTER 22 YEARS OFSER SESHSH AB HETER-CM BOXLEY LEAD ADVOCACY.Ser Seshsh Ab Heter-CM Boxley of Friends…

TENTH Annual Black and Blue Civil War History Program

Areya'll ready to do Black and Blue Again? Need your persons to deliver theAfrican Descent Union Navy Freedom Fighters' history, plus a few soldiers.Concentrating on the sailors and nurses this year. Their history has beenunknown much more than the U. S. Colored Troops. Always said let's look at theenslaved and non-enslaved African descent folks on the ships in the MississippiValley. We got 'em this year.Ifthe October 14, 2017 date is not good for your persons to perform, please,please let my pe…

The Parchman Ordeal

It took us 50 years to bring this story forward . Now we have the ability to share it with the world. A riveting account from those Citizens of Natchez that that lived through a horror that has impacted their lives to this day. Listen to their story ! feel their pain through their experience. Than say to yourself never again. Purchase your copy today . https://kypron.com/app/optin/freemanresearch/673

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Royalty Boutique is bringing it's wares to Natchez. Be on the look out for their displays when you are out and about touring the city.

Black and Blue Civil War Reenactment

The contributions of the Black Union Troops is celebrated in stories and reenactments . The community and visitors to the area is invited to a day of living history which tell the story of some of those involved in the shaping of a City and Nation . Saturday October 22 Jefferson College Natchez Ms 39120 Forks of the roads from Bobby Dennis on Vimeo.