[Posted on Jan 21, 2015 | 437 views]
Joszette Forrest-Jones of Detroit, second from left, was the keynote speaker during the Mathews chapter of the NAACP’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony on Sunday. Also participating in the service were, from left, the Rev. Eric Robinson, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Mathews NAACP president Raymond Willis, and Alexis Foster. Music was by the Ebenezer Baptist Church Male Chorus. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Joszette Forrest-Jones of Detroit was the guest speaker at Sunday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Cobbs Creek. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Ebenezer Baptist Church in Cobbs Creek was packed with celebrants for the Mathews NAACP's ceremony observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Sunday. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
 
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