ST. PETERSBURG — Please join the board members and Friends of the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum, 2240 9th Ave. S., St. Petersburg, on Sun., March 1 from 3-5 p.m. when we will host a closing reception of the exhibit “In St. Petersburg Black Lives Matter Part II – Historical Perspective.”
The exhibit celebrates this community’s trailblazers to include Dr. James Ponder and Fannye Ayer Ponder, Joseph Savage, Johnnie Ruth Clark, Attorney Fredrick Minnis, Chester James, Sr., Olive B. McLin, and James B. Sanderlin.
The exhibit also depicts today’s history makers through the lens of local photographer Rosie Newson. Her works captures current day history makers to include Joe Waller ( Omali Yeshitela), Thomas “Jet” Jackson, Ben Shirely, Atty. Jacqueline Hubbard, Dr. Ken Bryant, Atty. Jeanine Williams, Dr. Kevin Parrot and Dr. Frederick Guerrier.
The museum will open from 1-5 p.m. with current day history makers on hand and family members of trailblazers. Please plan to join us.