Stories tagged with: Black History Month

February 28, 2016 - 9:19pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 St. Paul AME church wrapped up their 14th Annual Black History month long celebration with a musical performance from Jazz Impulse and readings from local authors.

The Putnam Underground Railroad Education Program invited the entire community out to celebrate Black History month with four free events each Sunday in February to enjoy gospel, modern and jazz music while learning the rich history of the African American heritage.

"It is always a blessing to have a...

February 23, 2016 - 5:47pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

Black History Month is coming to an end. The last installment of the 4 part Sunday series at St. Paul AME church will commemorate black history with jazz and book readings.

The Putnam Underground Railroad Education Program is hosting this event starting 3 p.m. It will showcase local authors and musicians.

"We will have reading from two of our local artists. Mary Ann Bucci will be reading from her book Arts and Stories by Mary Ann Bucci. And then we will have a dramatic...

February 21, 2016 - 11:23pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 St. Paul is continuing their month long celebration of Black History Month.

Today Hands of Faith church presented a message through music with the the choir and praise ministries with Pastor Dr. Michael Bullock on the drums.

"It's always a wonderful opportunity when churches can present something that's unique to each of them yet collectively we all serve the same Lord, we all walk in the same path of Christ and allow the spirit to lead us. It's an wonderful...

February 14, 2016 - 10:03pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

Each Sunday in February St. Paul AME church hosts a weekly presentation on black history.

This week the Wings of Hope Tabernacle presented 'The Black Experience from an Historical Perspective' along with the presentation were songs from the Men of Promise choir and the Wings of Hope Tabernacle choir. Rev. James Workman Jr. Said giving this history perspective on the black experience will help to keep alive the history so future generations will not repeat the mistakes from the past....

February 7, 2016 - 8:03pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 The male chorus at St. Paul AME Church kicked off the Black History Month festivities Sunday evening.

Sunday was the first day of the month long celebration of Black History Month presented by St. Paul AME Church. The ceremony began with a prayer from Associate Pastor Rev. Robert Palmer who said it's important to remember the struggles in the black community.

"It's still a struggle for us so we are trying to struggle for our children as they come along and are educated...

February 5, 2016 - 7:10pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 The 14th Annual Black History Month celebration is presented by St. Paul AME.

The Putnam Underground Railroad Education Program celebrates Black History Month with four free events. This year the community is invited St. Paul AME from 3 p.m to 4 p.m each Sunday to enjoy gospel, modern and jazz music while learning the history of the African American heritage.

"We want to inspire and and make sure our students learn and embrace the history that has been place upon them...

February 8, 2015 - 7:31pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

 In honor of Black History Month the Putnam Underground Railroad Education Center at Stone Academy is hosting a weekly Black History Month program.

Stone Academy is one of the most historic buildings in Zanesville, making it the perfect place for a Black History celebration. Sunday's events included presentations from Reverend Clifton Kilpatrick, Dr. Keith Brantley, and Kathy Brantley. Also in attendance was the St. Paul AME Church Male Choir who filled the building with song....

February 24, 2013 - 7:16pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

Over 200 people gathered together at The Anchor Church on Saturday to watch a gospel concert in honor of Black History Month. The Anchor Church hosted "The Community of Voices" concert which featured nine groups from different local churches throughout Zanesville.

"We are hosting a special for Black History Month, most of the local churches have gathered to celebrate and they're here putting on a concert to celebrate Black History Month," Minister of Music, Jay...

February 24, 2013 - 7:05pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

The 18th annual "Taste of Color" was held at the Zanesville Civic League Community Center on Saturday. Over 100 people gathered together to eat lunch in honor of Black History Month. Residents were able to sample different types of American and ethnic food all while enjoying entertainment from the Jazz Impulse Band and by the Civic League Junior Dance Group.

"The event started 18 years ago for a couple different reasons. One of the reasons was to celebrate Black History...

February 19, 2013 - 7:22pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

More than 20 masks are being loaned to the library  from Zanesville resident, Phyllis Cerney. Some of the masks originate from Nigeria, Ghana, and Rwanda, and are detailed with glass beads, carvings and coins.

"These are African masks that were my sons collection. He used to go to a street fair in Nashville every summer where a vendor was selling African masks, so for a period of six or eight years, he had collected twenty-something African masks," said Cerney.

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