Join us on February 24, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Union Church as Hasan Davis performs the story of A.A. Burleigh, Berea College's first black graduate. This show FREE and open to the public thanks to the sponsorship of the Berea Human Rights Commission and the Berea College Office of the President.
This event is a fundraiser for the Berea Community High School Project Graduation 2017. Project Graduation is a substance-free all-night party that the community hosts for our new graduates on the night of graduation. Following the show there will be a silent auction and coffee and dessert to benefit Project Graduation.
Since 1997, Hasan Davis has been bringing history alive. The Long Climb to Freedom. A.A. Burleigh's story, from enslavement, to Civil War soldier, to Berea College graduate, is a story of persistence, triumph and determination. It is a testament to the unconquerable spirit of humanity.