“The Isms” was written and produced by Unity Fellowship’s own own Lyrical Sanctuary Ministry. It addresses the obvious, and often not so obvious power of “isms.” This is the group’s second play. “Black and Like Us” received critical acceptance and was presented to a sold out audience in 2004 .
“Black and Like Us Too” is a Black History Month Photo Exhibit of African-American LGBT people and families in the South. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. Feb. 18, at the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. Proceeds will help fund The Unity Fellowship Charlotte Freedom Center’s tutoring program, which will provide tutoring and career support services to at-risk high school students. For more details visit their website at www.ufccharlotte.org.
The Unity Fellowship Freedom Center
Unity Fellowship’s Rev. Elder Tonyia Rawls has long wanted to open a tutoring center for teens facing educational challenges.
In recent years Unity Fellowship has worked directly with Charlotte-area schools to offer help to high school students in need.
“Last year when the report card came out and we saw 505 kids of color failing we knew there was something we could do to kick it up a notch — so we decided to offer tutoring for high school students.
Rawls expects to open the Freedom Center, initially at Unity Fellowship, in the fourth quarter of 2007. For more information contact UFCC at 704-567-5007.