The second youngest of nine children, Isaac Jefferson Lowe was born on Sept. 15, 1921 in Wharton, Texas. She quickly learned that if you wanted something, you have to work and fight for it. Continue Reading
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, local branch 1056, sponsors a fundraiser barbecue dinner, membership drive and community forum with guest speakers Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko and California Highway Patrol, Captain J. Flavin on Tues. Aug. 9, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Law enforcement and community issues will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Multicultural Center located at 1815 Sheridan Street in Redding. Continue Reading
The local branch of the N.A.A.C.P and MLK Multicultural Center presents a dance contest on Wednesday, July 20th, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
This is an opportunity for youth, 6th grade and up, to show off their dance talents. A free dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. Admissions is free and will be held at the Redding Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Center at 1815 Sheridan Street. Continue Reading
Update about Isaac’s videotaped interview: Click on the links below for the 28-minute Isaac Lowe interview; videotaped and produced by Bob Belongie of Belongie Entertainment Enterprises in Redding, which he divided into three sections and uploaded into YouTube clips. First Segment Second Segment… Continue Reading
Story and photos by Gail Fineberg An 87-year-old woman’s 3,000-mile pilgrimage from a small Northern California city to the nation’s Capitol on the coldest days of the new year did not end with President Barack Obama’s inauguration on Jan. 20,… Continue Reading