Special to The Clinton Courier
The Quisenberry Library will host a dramatic reading celebrating the life and work of Sarah Dickey on Thursday, May 19. Dickey was a pioneer in providing an education for African-American students in the south.
An historical marker of her was recently unveiled on the property of Sumner Hill Junior High School, complete with a bas relief image by Clintonian Dr. Samuel Gore.
The dramatic reading, titled “Now Is the Time” and written by City Historian Dr. Walter Howell, will begin at 7 p.m. and will be performed by the “Clinton Voices.”
The group includes Howell; James Anderson, director, script advisor and dramatic reader; Martha Hutson, editor; Dr. Douglas Richardson, editor; and Chandra Fontenot, Jacque Tharp, Willis Washington, Paul Waibel, Juanita Walker, Saundra Hill, Bernard Kines, Dexter Shelby and Toni Wall, dramatic readers.