People Places Events In History Terms Organizations
Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

Montgomery Bus Boycott's 'Mass Meetings' 61st Anniversary Celebrated Monday (1924 hits)

WHAT: Montgomery Bus Boycott's 'Mass Meetings' 61st Anniversary Celebrated!
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 454 Dexter Ave. Alabama State University

The 61st anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott's 'Mass Meetings' that gave birth to America's modern civil rights movement will be celebrated this upcoming Monday (Dec. 5), at the historic Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. The event is titled “The Mass Meetings of the Montgomery Bus Boycott: “Making a Movement - Changing a Nation,” and it will contain comments, gospel music and prayers, which will begin at 6 p.m.

The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. will serve as the event’s keynote speaker and will discuss the significance of the 'Mass Meetings' to the Montgomery Bus Boycott and to the modern civil rights movement. Moss is a scholar-activist and theologian who served as a board and committee member for several influential councils and organizations during the 'movement.'

Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture is coordinating Monday's celebration.

MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Moss served as the regional director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s tenure as its president. He was co-pastor with Dr. King's father - the Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. - at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church. Moss also recently served on President Obama’s White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnership Council.

This event will feature performances from the River Region Mass Choir, under the direction of Gerald Williams.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Wednesday, November 30th 2016 at 4:49PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Birmingham's New Mayor to Speak at Alabama State University's Dr. King Convocation
Alabama State University Co-Sponsors with Troy; a Citywide Celebration/Awards to Honor Dr. King
Former Texas Southern University athlete and coach inducted into SWAC Hall of Fame
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities
CuriPow Offers New Social Network for African Americans With Empowering Historical Data
Florida A&M University Graduate, Melvin Carter, Elected First African American Mayor Of St. Paul, Minnesota
Stanley Nelson, Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour On The Story Of Black Colleges And Universities
Keynote Speaker: First African-American Woman to Appear on Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Box
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home
Employer Showcase
>> more | add
Latest Jobs
Communications Specialist with National Co+op Grocers in St. Paul, MN.
Senior Graphic Designer with National Co+op Grocers in St. Paul, MN.
CBRE Networking Event on January 30th at 4:30pm - For College Students in Seattle with CBRE in Seattle, WA.
Equipment Operator - Stormwater Services with City of Asheville in Asheville, NC.
Code Enforcement Officer III with City of Asheville in Asheville, NC.
>> more | add
Latest Member Activity
matthew w shack sr just edited his profile. 07:43PM
eric jackson just edited his profile. 02:45PM
eric jackson just became a new member. 12:01AM
gregory boulware, esq. just commented on a blog entitled '~ “out from the shadows” ~'. 10:26PM
unkel ruckus just commented on a article entitled 'looking for a new career? cbre is hiring on hbcuconnect.com!!'. 08:06PM
unkel ruckus just commented on a article entitled 'curipow offers new social network for african americans with empowering historical data'. 08:05PM
unkel ruckus just commented on a article entitled 'tell them we are rising: the story of black colleges and universities'. 08:05PM
unkel ruckus just commented on a article entitled 'former texas southern university athlete and coach inducted into swac hall of fame'. 08:04PM
unkel ruckus just commented on a blog entitled '~ "propaganda" ~'. 08:13PM
unkel ruckus just posted a poll entitled 'back to the motherland'. 08:00PM
tazadaq shaah just posted a blog entitled 'a vidoe spotting the signs of borderline personality disorder b d p i hate you don't leave me'. 02:33PM
unkel ruckus just commented on a blog entitled 'the everyday love dare journey day 58 water your love'. 10:02PM
>> more | invite friends