The History of African American Politics in DeKalb, from Struggle to Transformation
11th Annual Black History Month Celebration
Please join us at this year’s 11th Annual Black History Month celebration of DeKalb County’s vibrant and powerful African American political heritage!
Mrs. Deborah Strahorn - Program Moderator
Dr. Mary Etta Thomas - Panel Moderator
Representative Billy Mitchell, Georgia House District 88 - Opening Speaker
Dr. Robert Holmes - Former Georgia State Representative for the 53rd District;
Mr. Peter Scott - Former civil rights journalist at the Atlanta Journal and Constitution
Representative Vernon Jones - Georgia House District 91
Mr. Jamar Boyd II - Minister and President of Georgia NAACP Youth & College Division
Mrs. Smah Abdelhamid - Community Organizer in DeKalb County
Ms. Janelle Jones - Regional Field Director, Republican Party of Georgia
DeKalb School of Performing Arts Chorus - Musical Talent
Tickets are $30 for members and $40 for non-members Registration includes a catered buffet lunch.