New Sardis Baptist Church to Honor Memphis 13
On February 22, 2015, members of the Memphis 13 will be honored at New Sardis Baptist Church’s History Makers service where they will be awarded the Living Legends award. Dr. L. LaSimba Gray, Jr., New Sardis’ senior pastor and president of Memphis Rainbow PUSH Coalition, understands the significance of paying homage to the Memphis 13 and others who’ve blazed trails throughout history.
“It’s tremendously important that we not allow our soldiers and trailblazers to even feel like they’re forgotten,” said Dr. Gray. “For the contributions they’ve made, we want to celebrate them.”
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