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The Hot Air baloon & The african American

Bill Costen: First African American Commercial Hot Air Balloon Pilot to be Honoredby afampov · September 2, 2016 Balloon ride over the Farmington RiverOn Sunday September 11, Hot Air Balloon Pilot William H. Costen, of Bloomfield, will be presented the prestigious lifetime achievement “Ed Yost Master Pilot Award” from the Balloon Federation of America. The award recognizes lighter than air (LTA) pilots who have demonstrated professionalism, skill and aviation expertise by maintaining safe operat…

Parchman Ordeal Anniversary

October will mark the 53'rd anniversary of what is known to us as the Parchman Ordeal. For many of us the memory is still fresh in our minds and unfortunatly for many of us we fail to recognize the importance of sharing this story with our children and grandchildren . The personal, family, and community idignation placed upon a specific group (we the Black Comunity) went praticully unspoken of and really wished out of existance by our local leadership untill our esteemed Historian Sershab Boxley…

Miss Lou Heritage tours New Holiday season

Come to Natchez, Mississippi during the Christmas season and Experience The Heritage Of Natchez. Miss Lou Heritage Group & Tours Heritage For Christmas 2018Saturday November 24th Through Saturday December 29thIsabella & The PrinceSaturday November 24, 2018 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Pan African Connection Bookstore | 4466 SouthMarsalis Avenue |Dallas Texas 75216Price: $10.00 Adults | $5.00 Youth For More Info Call: 601-597-2112/ 601-334-4486 or 214-943-8262Take a glimpse back in time to the lives o…

Making our site better

Greetings all members and user of our site. I have recently applied the live conference room to the site to chat directly with visitors as well as give them a personal outlook as to what our museum as well as the organization is all about. In the future we plan to use this tool to bring special presentations to our guest as well as live events as we bring them to the public. We hope you enjoy this feature and it is our plans to keep this site interactive with all users and visitors. Bobby L Denn…

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Natchez Heritage Tours Fall Schedule

Greetings! TheMiss Lou Heritage Group & Tours wants to thank you for experiencing theHeritage of Natchez, Mississippi. In your experience we hope you have learnedand enjoyed the history, heritage, and culture of people of African descent inNatchez, Mississippi. Here are a few upcoming tours and reenactments providedby the Miss Lou Heritage Group & Tours. Here’s what weare bringing for Fall of the 2018. We invite you to join us in Natchez for theFall.www.misslouheritagegroupandtours.comHeritageFo…

About 3rd Regiment, United States Colored Cavalry

Organized from 1st Mississippi Cavalry (African Descent)March 11, 1864. Attached to 1st Brigade, United States ColoredTroops, District of Vicksburg, Miss., Dept. of the Tennessee, toApril, 1864. Winslow's Cavalry Brigade, District of Vicksburg, toDecember, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of WestTennessee, to January, 1865. Unattached Cavalry, District ofWest Tennessee to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Districtof West Tennessee, to January, 1866.Service:Duty at Vicksburg…

A Very Special Thank You

On behalf of the Founders , NAPAC Board OF Directors, and Members I express our deepest gracious thanks to the Sadie V Thompson Class of 1960 for their heartfelt Donation to further the development and continuous mission of NAPAC Museum. Their donation gives credence in the work and the need to continue the archiving , story telling , and preserving the rich history that the area Black community has contributed to the City of Natchez and The world. Again thank you for your support and caring in…

Forks Of The Roads Exhibit

Harbari Gani! Which in Swahili means what is the news!The news is as follows: January 24,2018From Ser Seshsh Ab Heter-CM Boxley, FRSI CoordinatorNow showing at the Natchez Visitors Center at 640 South CanalStreet Monday thru Saturdayfrom 8:30 A. M. to 5:00 P. M. and on Sundays from 9A.M. to 5 P. M. from January 20th to April 15, 2018 for the verytime: Forks of the Road a Major Hub of America's Domestic"Slave" Trading Sites at Natchez Mississippi Traveling Exhibition SpecialNotice!!! OPENING RECE…

Julius E Thompson Exhibit

Come and explore the works of Julius E Thompson. Born in Vicksburg Mississippi on July 15 1946 , Thompson attended elementary and high school in Natchez Mississippi, and received his BA in history from Alcorn State university in 1969. He subsequently earned his MA in 1971 and PHD in 1973 in American history at Princeton University . Now is your chance to see and review some of his most valued works.

WATCH NIGHT” ANNIVERSARY 2017 WATCH NIGHT CELEBRATION THE OLDEST NATIONWIDE

“WATCH NIGHT” ANNIVERSARY 2017 WATCHNIGHT CELEBRATION IS THE OLDEST NATIONWIDE CELEBRATION OF PARTIAL FREEDOM FORAFRICAN DESCENDANTS IN AMERICAWho in America and the rest of theworld will commemorate the 155th Anniversary of Freedom Eve Watch Night onDecember 31, 2017 and have a Jubilee Day Program on January 1, 2018? Whatstories of chattel slavery and enslaved and non-enslaved Civil War freedomfighting legacies will you teach?PREACHERS, AFRICAN DESCENT CHRISTIANS,TEACHERS, WATCH NIGHT PARTICIPA…

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…