Preservation of African-American spaces to be subject of virtual talk

The Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society (MPAAGHS) will hold a virtual meeting at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 10.

The meeting will feature a talk by the Rev. Dr. J. Elisha Burke entitled, “Sacred Spaces: Preservation of African American Churches, Cemeteries, Historic Structures, Associated Land and Landmarks.”

Sacred Spaces is an initiative of the Baptist General Convention of Virginia, said MPAAGHS president Bessida White. Organized in 1899 and headquartered in…[to-view-more]