The Mahogany Ensemble Theatre of Shreveport, LA has partnered with Shreve Memorial Library to bring the first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition and Youth Leadership Award to Caddo Parish. They hope to make it an annual event.
To promote the competition, actors from the Mahogany Ensemble Theatre will perform excerpts from famous speeches at Shreve Memorial Library branches.
Under the direction of Angelique Feaster Evans, the troupe of professional and student actors have prepared selections from speeches of the Civil Rights Era. Each performance will last thirty minutes.
All ages are welcome to view the Moments in History staged readings at the listed Shreve Memorial Library Branches on the following dates and times:
Mooretown Branch Wednesday, February 8th @ 5:00 p.m.
4360 Hollywood Avenue
Cedar Grove Line Avenue Branch Thursday, February 9th @ 5:00 p.m.
8303 Line Avenue
Hollywood/Union Avenue Branch Friday, February 10th @ 5:00 p.m.
2105 Hollywood Avenue
West Shreveport Branch Monday, February 13th @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
4380 Pines Road
Atkins Branch Wednesday, February 15th @ 5:00 p.m.
3704 Greenwood Road
Broadmoor Branch Thursday, February 16th @ 4:00 p.m.
1212 Captain Shreve Drive
Shreve Memorial Library Celebrates Black History
Contact: Ivy Woodard-Latin
(318) 226-4976 office
David Raines Branch Friday, February 17th @ 5:00 p.m.
2855 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Wallette Branch Thursday, February 23rd @ 5:00 p.m.
363 Hearne Avenue
These programs are free and open to the public.