"The daughter of Strom Thurmond, the archetypal Dixiecrat whose passionate defense of segregation as a state’s rights issue and a way of life led him to split from the Democratic Party and challenge Harry S. Truman for the presidency in 1948. " Essie Mae Washington-Williams, Black Daughter of Strom Thurmond, Dies
Columbia State University, in 2011, honored MLK's Wind Ensemble, under directorship of Travis Kimber.
I personally appreciate his professionalism and encouragement of excellence in his students. My son was a member of MLK's Marching Band "Kings of Halftime" (2008 - 2009). I attended practices, performances and volunteered with Band Boosters, in addition to PTA. Mr. Kimber remind me of my own experience in marching band, under Johnny Williams at Oconee High School, back in the 70s.
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Mr. Kimber is the 1st to have an American High School band perform in National Championships held in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2006. The MLK Marching Lions, performed as the exhibition band for the 2006 Field Band competition.
Often, there are unique Trinity Broadcast guest. Mr. T's interview impressed me so much, I shared with community members in AdlandPro. You are invited to view Mr. T, in his powerful spiritual revelations and join in the conversation.
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Cruise to Dublin on Saturday, July 11th for the Laurens County Bike Show & Charity Ride, benefiting Historic Black Colleges and Universities for live music, tasty food, amazing door prizes, and motorcycle awards. The good times kick off at Magic 98’s studio located in the heart of beautiful Downtown Dublin located at 211 South Monroe Street.
Lawmakers in South Carolina voted 37-3 on Monday to remove from the grounds of the state legislature the Confederate Flag -- a symbol increasingly viewed with repugnance following last month`s shooting massacre at a black church.
Chris Johnson, founder of OCMA, considers all of the organization children as "His Kidz" ... to many, he is the absent father in their home. In addition to community service; fund raising to finance the Dream Team (bike riders) trips in different cities; he also makes sure they are up to speed in their school work and develops self-discipline. Visit youtube video links: OCMA St Patricks Bike Ride 2012 ...
OCMA FUNKY TOWN V (TIGHT ROPE) and click photo for "OCMA Kidz Social Rights Movement Part of MLK Parade"
The 1st official countywide celebration of Juneteenth in Laurens County happened via joint collaboration of OCMA Kidz, founded by Chris Johnson and Millville High School Alumni Association, Inc. (MHSAA) , in 2013; 2014 is also noted on the MHSAA site.
Juneteenth 2015 Festival ~ this post will be updated with gallery of photos from 1st official celebration (soon).
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