Topeka Church Celebrates Black History Month And Local Roots

By: Greg Palmer
By: Greg Palmer

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- A Topeka church with roots dating back to the late 1800's took time to celebrate Black History Month.

Sunday St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church on Topeka Boulevard used scripture, song and dance to rejoice in the rich history of African Americans throughout the centuries.

Guest speaker doctor Robert McNichols was felt honored to share his thoughts with the congregation.

St. John AME has been named a city, state and national historic site for it's longevity of service to Topeka and the community.


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