Rosa Parks Breakfast

Dailey, Walker honored at Rosa Parks Breakfast
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher The 13th Annual Rosa Parks Breakfast held true to its purpose – honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks and individuals who continue to contribute and make a difference today. The two honored at the Saturday morning breakfast were Jethro Dailey and the late Letha Walker. Dr. Ullyssess McBride presented the awards. Mr. Dailey, a World War II veteran, received the Rosa Parks Award. Mrs. Walker…
Rosa Parks breakfast set
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer Each year, Rosa Parks’ legacy as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement is honored with a prayer breakfast on a date near her birth date. This year, Lillie Johnson and her group will host the 13th annual event Saturday, February 2, 9 a.m., in the Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church fellowship hall. Everyone age 15 and older is invited to attend this…
Rosa Parks honored
The Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall was filled to capacity Saturday, February 10, for the 12th annual Rosa Parks Prayer Breakfast. Community leaders, elected officials, candidates, and residents gathered to celebrate the woman who is known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement. Bea Forniss served as an admirable Master of Ceremonies. Participating in the program were the Rev. Willie Hawthorne, Greater Mt. Triumph, special music…
Celebrating Rosa Parks’ legacy – Honoring those who make a difference
The 11th Annual Rosa Parks Breakfast celebrated Mrs. Parks’ legacy as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, but it was also a celebration of outstanding citizens. The event was held Saturday, February 4, at Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church. As always, Lillie Johnson and the Atmore Family Life Center, members of Lillie’s family, and her “Breakfast Club” (the kitchen crew) were excellent hosts. James Cox, former assistant superintendent…