Black History program set for Saturday, Feb. 19

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A Black History Program will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at Restorative Apostolic Ministries, 175 Fairgrounds Road, Natchitoches. This event is dedicated to the late Pastor Carl L. Means Sr.
Honored guests, Mayor Ronnie Williams Jr. and Chief of Police Nikeo Collins, will be celebrated. National community and civil rights activist, equal employment opportunity advocate and government consultant Norris G. Guillot Jr. will be keynote speaker. Behavioral specialist/Mental health advocate and program organizer Regine Bell will speak on topics regarding the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education.  Mental health professionals will participate in a Q&A segment.
Participants include community and spiritual leaders, stakeholders, students, alumni and community members.
Community Champions will be recognized. A fashion show will follow.
There will be entertainment for children and adults. This event is free and open to the public.

This article appeared in the Feb. 19, 2022, print edition.