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Photo Credit: "“Our Kind of People” by Bayeté Ross Smith

Photo Credit: "“Our Kind of People” by Bayeté Ross Smith

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
WORKSHOP: Equity, Inclusion, and
Understanding Implicit Bias
with Ray Anderson
(Equal Opportunity Trainer)
Dutcher Community Room
Saratoga Springs Public Library
49 Henry Street

Reservations Requested

Ray Anderson

Ray Anderson

An interactive and informative workshop that will define these terms and explore how they show up in our daily lives.


Music is the best consolation for a despaired man.
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTE and THE HEAVENLY ECHOES
Parting Glass, 40 Lake Avenue

Aretha Franklin    - Queen of Soul (circa 1942)

Aretha Franklin - Queen of Soul (circa 1942)

ARETHA: Pride, Activism and Respect
7:00 pm
Aretha Franklin's contribution to social change in  the civil rights and the Women’s Movement are  celebrated through dance, poetry and song.  Dr. King was a close friend of  her father, Rev. C. L. Franklin, New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit MI. Dr. King visited their home and spoke at their church on numerous occasions.• Franklin's million-selling hits "A Natural Woman" and "Sisters are Doing It for Themselves" eventually became anthems for the Women’s Liberation Movement in the 70's and 80's. • Performed by Penny Meacham, Sister Lucille Taylor, and Donald "The Soul Man" Hyman.

The Heavenly Echoes    photo credit: Andrzej Pilarczyk

The Heavenly Echoes
photo credit: Andrzej Pilarczyk

The Heavenly Echoes
7:30 pm
Entertainment by the inimitable Southern soul-style gospel group, performing original and traditional songs. Dancing strongly encouraged!

Vocalists: Earl Thorpe, Hayes Coleman, Decky Lawson, & James Carr
Musicians: Anthony Fason (guitar), Earl Kornegay (guitar), Kenny Ketter (drums), & Joe Abbey (bass)

 
 
 

Thank you to our Co-Sponsors for Sunday evening’s musical events:
The Parting Glass Pub and Sound Solutions of Saratoga