Juneteenth in Port Arthur

Juneteenth in Port Arthur

 Drummers will provide a backdrop for a sunrise photo service to begin Juneteenth, A Day of Remembrance, June 19 in Port Arthur. Gail Pellum invites attendees to come dressed in white, to “remember those who have passed.” It’s a family day. A community day,” Pellum,...
Juneteenth organizer on Off Ramp

Juneteenth organizer on Off Ramp

Port Arthur’s Gail Pellum, known for heading up Juneteenth and Kwanzaa community activities, is in the driver’s seat on the cover of “Off Ramp.” Here’s what she has planned for this year’s Juneteenth: Juneteenth Celebration – June 19, 2016. Activities around...
Ted Ellis, Kids in Dance part of MLK program

Ted Ellis, Kids in Dance part of MLK program

The Port Arthur Public Library will host a Martin Luther King, Jr. Arts and Literacy Program from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17. Sponsors will host nationally known visual artist Ted Ellis of T. Ellis Art, with his prolific Civil Rights Art Exhibiton and Darlette...
Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Juneteenth A sesquicentennial parade, zydeco and lectures are part of Juneteenth in Port Arthur this year.  Gail Pellum invites visitors to join in a 500-voice choir in singing the Negro National Anthem. “I had 500 last year and I hope to have that again,” said...