WHO: Nell Stokes, a native of Montgomery, Alabama, is a playwright, activist, and singer who has been involved with the Albany black community since arriving in the Capital District in 1963; she is a co-founder of the Black Women’s Association of Albany, creator of the Black American Essay Contest for students, and is now a volunteer with the Wizard’s Wardrobe tutoring program
WHAT: A unique journey through African American history using both the spoken word and traditional black spirituals, covering 500 years of blood, sweat, tears, pain, struggle, triumph, laughter, and joy
WHEN: Tuesday, February 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: The Rotunda of Albany City Hall
This event is free of charge and open to the public, For more information please call 518-434-9821 or email Barbara Smith