Abdullah speaks on King’s service

Published 10:28 am Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Hundreds turned out to hear Virginia State University President Dr. Makola M. Abdullah, who was the keynote speaker at an annual Dr. Martin Luther King birthday celebration luncheon held in Farmville. This was the 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King birthday luncheon celebration sponsored annually by the Southside Virginia Chapter of the Virginia State University Alumni Association (VSUAA). The luncheon was held in Farmville on Jan. 14. Pictured are, from left, Reshunda Mahone, Barbara Marshall, Ernest Miller, Sherby Scott Brown, Dr. Allie Yarabrough, Diane Wilkerson, the Rev. Maurice Finney, Mary G. Reed; Kylor B. Reed, Harry Marshall, Abdullah, Dr. Odessa Pride, Bridgette Bland, Patsy Franklin, George Reid, Avis Griesby and the Rev. Van Petty. (Send Pictures of the Week with names and a description to PicOfTheWeek@TheCharlotteGazette.com).