A month long celebration of African heritage


St. Paul’s is celebrating African Heritage Month in February with four special Sunday 9 a.m. adult formation forums and a Festive Potluck Luncheon after the 10:15 service on February 26th.

February, African Heritage Month
5 – African-American Historical Figures: Cathy Simpson and Kenneth Bernoska discussed prominent African Americans, highlighting persons both at the local and national levels.
12 – Built by Buffalo Soldiers While Fighting Apaches: Jim and Sarah Gramentine will discuss the connection between a platoon of African-American soldiers and a US President.
18 – Art by Artists of the African Diaspora: Kantara Souffrant is the Milwaukee Art Museum Manager of School and Teacher Programs.
26 – An Alderman’s Perspective on Recent Issues in Sherman Park: Khalif Rainey,
7th Dist. Alderman, discusses experiences as an elected official responsible for the Sherman Park area.

The Festive Potluck Luncheon will be held in the Great Hall on February 26, following the 10:15AM Eucharist. All parishioners are invited to bring dishes influenced by African recipes, if possible. Many really good ones can be found on the internet.

Many thanks to Cathy Simpson, Ugo Okoro, Flo Dukes and Theresa Castor for their contributions with assembling our lineup of speakers and coordinating the luncheon.

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