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Black History Program at Emmanuel UMC​

         Mr. Keith Britton was the guest speaker..

Sunday morning worship service 10:00 P.M.

Youth and Children @ Easter in  Sumter,South Carolina

Anniversary 2017 at Emmanuel United Methodist Church

We are the youth! Our activities are on going!

February is observed as "Black History Month" in America. It was created by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926 and observed on the second week of February.

​A staunched Republican, Woodson chose that week in that month to honor the birthdays of Fredrick Douflass and Abraham Lincoln.

Black History Month is designed to recognize history, experiences and accomplishments of black people.

In schools across the US, students learn about what figures such as Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, and many others achieved.

In the UK, Black History Month, celebrated since 1987, is held in October rather than February.

The UK version not only recognizes the contributions of those from African and Caribbean heritage, but those from Asia too.

Keith E. Britton currently serves as the Director of Admissions Services for the University of South Carolina Sumter. His responsibilities include overseeing the recruitment, initial counseling, and processing units for the University. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member. He is a certified Educational Consultant, a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), and a certified GCDF Instructor.

Britton is actively involved in the community. He is the President of the Sumter District Lay Organization of the AME Church and Immediate Past President of the South Carolina Professional Association for Access and Equity. He also serves as Chairman of the Leadership Sumter Board of Regents for the Greater Sumter Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of the Progressive Professional Network Foundation.​​

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