Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 1007 S Roxboro St, Durham, has been celebrating Black History Mont with family friendly events throughout February, 2019.
Here’s what’s remaining on the schedule:
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
A romantic drama that tells the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving’s historic legal fight to have their interracial marriage recognized by the state of Virginia during the 1960s. Members of Mount Vernon’s Marriage Ministry lead a post movie discussion.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
This story is inspired by the true life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the mixed race daughter of a British Navy Captain and an enslaved African woman, who was raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England. Members of Mount Vernon’s Women’s Ministry lead a post movie discussion.
Dr. Rose Butler Browne Education Day
Sunday, February 24th, 2019
Guest speaker will be North Carolina Associate Supreme Court Justice Michael Morgan.