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Mathews NAACP to hold virtual King Day program

The Mathews Branch NAACP will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month with a virtual program to be launched at 6 p.m. Sunday via the Mathews NAACP Facebook page. The program’s theme is “Change is Coming: Time to Break Silence.”

Viewers are invited to enjoy musical performances by Mathews County’s own Ashley Cummings and Kamilah Turner. Cummings will sing her rendition of “A Change is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke. Turner will perform an original dance.

The keynote address will be delivered by Ayodele A. Olosunde of Washington, D.C. Olosunde is an attorney with the National Security Division of the United States Department of Justice. His practice area is national security law with a focus on counterterrorism and includes investigation, disruption and prosecution of terrorist actors.

Prior to his work with the Department of Justice, Olosunde was a senior prosecutor with the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York. He holds a law de...

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