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Legacy Day is on June 6

On June 6,  the birthday of Madam Martha Jordan, Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr.' s grandmother and teacher, First Community Interfaith Institute Inc. will host an event in her honor. "Legacy Day" is sponsored by the Johnny Brown Defense Committee, under the coordination of Sister Brenda Snow. "Legacy Day" will feature the singing father and  daughter duo of Johnny and So-so Brown. Please join us at 5:30 PM at 219 Hamilton Street for this annual event.


At our "Remembering Malcolm X!" program on May 19 (the 91st anniversary of Malcolm's birth), Minister Lawrance Lee Evans' son Malik gave a presentation at the beginning of the program about a recent meeting where he met Ilyasah Shabazz, one of Brother Malcolm's daughters .


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