Shaw Main Streets’ Black History Month Celebration will honor Carter G.
Woodson, the father of Black History, with an African American Tea Ceremony on
Saturday, February 18, 2006, at 1:00 PM at Shiloh Baptist Church’s
Henry C. Gregory, III Family Life Center, 1510 9th Street, NW.
The tea ceremony will engage participants to share what they know
about Dr.Woodson and how his work has affected their lives. Men and women who
worked with or met Dr. Woodson will be present to share their reminiscences.
Participants will then enjoy tea. The ceremony will be led by
African American Tea Praises founder Johnetta Bagby.
News about other efforts to honor Dr. Woodson in Shaw will also be
presented. Each pre-registered participant will receive a special
souvenir of the event.
Admission is free, but reservations are required. For more information or
to RSVP, call 202-265-SHAW or email info@ shawmainstreets.com.
Alexander M. Padro
Commissioner, ANC 2C01
1519 8th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3205
Email: PadroANC2C @ aol.com