Gadsden State to Host "Flavors of Soul" Summit

Friday, February 21, 2014

Gadsden State Community College will continue its celebration of Black History Month next week with another special event on the school’s Valley Street Campus. Thursday’s event will include special presentations on a number of topics *and* a special treat at the end. The celebration will feature a film about the 16th Street Church bombing called “4 Little Girls” and a presentation by Dr. Richard Edwards – an Attalla native who was the first African-American pharmacist to work in Gadsden. There will also an exhibit from the Central-Carver Legacy Museum and information provided on health and nutrition issues. Title III Director Kassie Mathis says that hosting these events is a very important outreach to the community. The “Flavors of Soul” Summit will be held on Thursday, February 27th at 8:00am in the new Student Center on the Valley Street Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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