This month, our meeting will take place this evening Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7 p.m. in 1st floor conference room Carroll Non-Profit Ctr on 255 Clifton Blvd.
Monthly meetings are every 4th Thur. of the month at 7 p.m. in 1st floor conference room Carroll Non-Profit Ctr on 255 Clifton Blvd. November and December meetings are held on 3rd Thursdays.
Hopefully this evening we will hear more about the annual Union Memorial Baptist Church Slave Narratives presentation from Carroll County NAACP Executive Board member Diane Hurd.
Save the date: The 2019 “Slave Narratives” program at the Union Memorial Baptist Church will take place this year during Black History month on February 23rd, 2019.
Carroll County NAACP Executive Board member Diane Hurd reports that more detailed information will follow soon.
She also reports that that this year’s program will include 14 narratives – and she still needs a few more readers. So if you are interested in participating in this moving and informative program, please contact E. Board Member Hurd
I have written about this event in the past. It is well-worth squeezing the event into a busy calendar. I have written about the event in the past. On March 5, 2017 I wrote: “Time Flies: Dayhoff: Slave Narratives bring to life a glimpse at Maryland's dark past.”
If serious threatening vitriolic hate mail is any measure of the quality of a newspaper article, I scored well. It all goes with the territory I guess. SMH.
Please enjoy, “Time Flies: Dayhoff: Slave Narratives bring to life a glimpse at Maryland's dark past.” http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/columnists/cctnews-dayhoff-0305-20170303-column.html
March 3, 2017 - Last Saturday afternoon, 50 people gathered at the historic Union Memorial Baptist Church on Center Street in Westminster for a production of the "Maryland Slave Narratives." The production was an opportunity to pull back the curtain of time and take a glimpse at the dark past of slavery in America from the comfort and safety of sitting in the pews at church. Read more here: