Lecture at Rapides Parish Library

Alexandria, LA at the downtown branch of the Rapides Parish Library

Contributors and editors pose

Contributors and editors pose in offices of Freddie Price prior to launch activity. Standing: Freddie Price, Michael Ray Johnson, Jean Nash Johnson (coeditor), Doretha Perry, Phyllis Hamilton, Helen Benjamin, JoAnn Cotton Williams, Joseph Jett. Sitting: Michael Milton, Rosa Ashby Metoyer, Winnifred Edwards Jett, and Elaine Ford Provost.

Mayor of Alexandria, LA

Mayor Jeffrey Hall extends greetings to attendees.

Singing Books at Rapides Parish Library

Karen Simmons provides background for the program and challenges attendees to write their stories.

Special Awards at Antioch Baptist Church

Rosa Ashby Metoyer and Freddie Price at Antioch Baptist Church

Certificate

Crtificate presented to contributors at Antioch Baptist Church

Rosa Ashby Metoyer and Freddie Price at Antioch Baptist Church

Rosa Ashby Metoyer and Freddie Price at Antioch Baptist Church

AAM Lecture Hall

Lecture Hall at AAM

Signing Books at AAM

Signing Books at AAM

Dr. Harry Robinson, Jr., President, AAM

Dr. Harry Robinson, Jr., President, AAM

Eight contributors were present. Front row: Gloria Roberts, Kathlyn Giles, Winnifred Edwards Jett, J

Eight contributors were present. Front row: Gloria Roberts, Kathlyn Giles, Winnifred Edwards Jett, Jean Nash Johnson, _ Helen Benjamin, Emma Jones Gray; Back Row: Joseph Jett, Roderick Newman, Michael Ray Johnson