All tickets sold for Decatur Black History month program

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart February 12, 2018

The historic Decatur GA courthouse

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the 10th annual Black History Month Celebration will be held at the Historic DeKalb Courthouse in downtown Decatur

The program for 2018 is called “Rural Civil Rights: Voices Across Georgia & DeKalb Inspiring Dialogue on Race & Truth.”

All tickets for this event have been sold, according to the event website.

Participants can look forward to an interpretation of civil rights history in Georgia, a panel of community leaders to share their experiences and the debut of a documentary.

Panelists include Marcia Glenn Hunter, the first African American woman mayor of Lithonia, Elizabeth Wilson, the first African American mayor of the city of Decatur, and Jamar Boyd, II, NAACP civil rights activist and minister.

The program will be held on the second floor of the Old Superior Courtroom of the Courthouse.

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