Rosa Parks Breakfast

Honoring Rosa Parks
By SHERRY DIGMON News Publisher The house was packed … but it always is. About 150 people gathered Saturday morning, February 1, for the 14th Annual Rosa Parks Breakfast at Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church. Lillie Johnson and her fellow members of the Yellow Hat Society presented the breakfast and program to honor the woman known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement. While the gathering is a…
Rosa Parks Breakfast set
News Staff Report 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 (the Yellow Hat Society) will host the 14th annual event Saturday, February 1, 9 a.m., in the Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church fellowship hall. Everyone age 16 and older is invited to attend…
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…