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Voices Raised In Celebration, Unity - Brevard, NC


Last updated 1/25/2019 at 11:05am

William S. Mills, the Rise & Shine Freedom School's executive director, directs choir members of several local churches, Bethel "A," Glade Creek, French Broad Baptist, First Bethel Baptist and Open Bible, during Monday's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Click on image to see additional photos from this event.

The community celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday night during the annual "Unity in the Community" event that began with a march from Bethel "A" Baptist church and concluded with a ceremony and music at Brevard College's Porter Center.

The cold weather Monday night kept some folks from marching, but the turnout for the reception packed the house as usual. Performances by the Davidson River Taiko Drum group, the Brevard High School jazz band, the Rise & Shine scholars and local church choirs were highlights of the evening, along with some motivational discourse fr...

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