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‘Profiles in Black’ Black History Program


The Cobb County NAACP  is inviting the community to attend their Annual “Profiles in Black” Black History Program, which celebrates the accomplishments of outstanding community honorees. 

The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Turner Chapel AME Church located at 492 N. Marietta Parkway NE, Marietta, GA 30060 (Kenneth E Marcus Chapel located adjacent to the main sanctuary).

This year’s event pays tribute to African American men for their outstanding contributions to the community and their unwavering commitment to making a difference in the lives of others. 

Honorees include Stephen Vault, Chief Scott Hamilton, Rod McLean, District Attorney Flynn Broady, A.L. Zollicoffer, Bridge Holmes, Don Ezell, and Sheriff Craig Owens. The Cobb County NAACP would like to acknowledge these men 

Jeriene Bonner Grimes, president of the Cobb NAACP said,“We are thrilled to recognize and celebrate the achievements of these incredible men who have worked tirelessly to make our community a better place. Their commitment to excellence and service has inspired us all, and we are proud to honor them in this way.”

The “Profiles in Black” Black History Program serves as a celebration and powerful reminder that Black history is American history, Black culture is American culture, and Black stories are essential to the ongoing story of America — our faults, struggles, progress, and aspirations.


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