Black Resistance program held at Butler Heritage Foundation

Barbara Carraway (7th Congressional District), Brenda Ferugson (Vice-President SC Democratic Women Council), Dr. Yarbrough, Jr., DaVita Foushee (Democratic Women’s Council of Horry County). CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Black History month continue last weekend in Hartsville at the Butler Heritage Foundation Auditorium. The theme was “Black Resistance” and Keynote Speaker was Dr. Billy Yarborough , Jr., great nephew of Dr Carter G. Woodson, the founder of Black History week. 

Black history month is the time our countrys look back at the progress made from by  African-Americans and teach our children the struggles they have been through. We must continue to learn it, respect it, and be a part of it. Let us celebrate  the accomplishments made by these great people, such as electing the first Black President, Barack Obama.  The event was Emceed by Darlington City Council Woman Elaine Reed  and the greeting was given by SC District #62 Representative Robert Q.  Williams and also from DaVita Fourshee of the Democratic Women’s Council  of Horry County. Entertainment was provided by LOL Steam Center Dancer & Drum-line and Storyteller/ Drummer  Bhakti Larry Hough. Barbara Carraway gave the welcome address from the 7th Congressional District.  Shelia Squire  Vice – Chair of The Butler Heritage Foundation spoke to the crowd as did Dr . Chris Davis, who presented books for all ages fromThe Art of Reading Depot, Columbia SC. Vice -President Brenda Ferguson SCDWC thanked everyone for attending and to continue teaching your children their history. 

Author: Stephan Drew

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