AKAs Invites the Community to Read Along

“From the N-Word to Mr. Mayor: Experiencing the American Dream” is the inspiring story of Former Savannah’s Mayor Otis S. Johnson’s account of his youthful struggles and civic engagements that changed the course of his life. The Gamma Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated invites the community to read “From the N-Word to Mr. Mayor” with them during the month of April. As part of AKA’s program of service, Target 3 – The Arts!, GSO will focus on Dr. Johnson’s story behind the story of becoming mayor of Savannah. This month-long read along will culminate with a conversation with the author on Tuesday, April 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., at Central Missionary Baptist Church, 3119 Shell Road, Thunderbolt, GA 31404. Books can be purchased at the historic Beach Institute African American Cultural Center, 502 E. Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401. GSO is encouraging you to engage your family, friends, and co-workers, especially teenagers, in the exploration of Dr. Johnson’s personal journey from civil rights struggles to the ascension of mayor. To register for this free event, go to GSO Facebook events or Eventbrite for “Off the Shelf: Let’s Read It Together”. For more info follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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