Stories tagged with: Dr. Anita Jackson

September 25, 2015 - 3:16pm
20 weeks 1 day ago

Emancipation Day returns this weekend to the historic town of Rendville in southern Perry County.

The Rendville Emancipation Day will be taking place Saturday from noon until 5:00 p.m.

The celebration will include live music, living history, speakers, kids activities and a walking tour of memorable buildings and sites for Rendville. You are also asked to bring a cover dish and any historic photos to share.

Dr. Anita Jackson, a member of the Rendville Historic Preservation...

February 13, 2014 - 5:35pm
2 years 19 hours ago

The Nelson T. Gant Foundation will show four documentaries that highlight different stages of the civil rights movement.

The foundation received a grant from the National Endowment of Humanities to bring the "Created Equal" four series program to Zanesville. It's a way to celebrate the 150th year anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

"The first movie is The Abolitionist and this movie tells about the really remarkable individuals that risked their own lives...

January 30, 2014 - 4:57pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

The 14th Annual PURE Center Lincoln Luncheon is coming up and members are inviting you to come and join in the festivities.

The event is a celebration of President Abraham Lincoln's birthday as well as one of the largest fundraisers for the Putnam Underground Railroad Education Center. This year organizers say there will be plenty of food and entertainment. Guest speaker, Dr. Anita Jackson will perform a special tribute during the luncheon.

"It's a one woman show that I do....

January 17, 2014 - 6:27pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

A merging of cultures took place at Zane State college on Friday.

The college held its 22nd Annual Ethnic Food Fair in the memory and celebration of Martin Luther King Junior's life and legacy. The Cultural Outreach Coordinator for the event says that she thinks Doctor King would be proud.

"I think it fulfills his dream because it's the bringing together of people over a table. It's friends, it's fellowship, it's community, it's the mayor all of these important people are in...

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