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Emancipation Proclamation – one hundred and fifty years of words and deeds...

20 Jan 2013

“Emancipation Proclamation – one hundred and fifty years of words and deeds, progress and setbacks, and a continuing march toward justice” will be presented at the Sunday, January 20th meeting of the Ethical Society of Asheville, 2:00-3:30 PM at the Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road in North Asheville (off Merrimon Avenue near UNCA). In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday a panel of members of the Ethical Society of Asheville will discuss how the generations-long struggle for equality under the law and in society at large has impacted their lives. Discussion follows the presentation. Refreshments will be served during the social time following the meeting. All are welcome! For more information contact: asheville@aeu.org, www.aeu.org, ethicalsocietyasheville@gmail.com or 828 687-7759.

The Ethical Society of Asheville is a humanist, educational, philosophical, non-theistic alternative to traditional religions. It is affiliated with the American Ethical Union, which is affiliated with the American Humanist Association and the International Humanist and Ethical Union. Members are inspired by the ideal that the supreme aim of human life is working to create a more humane society. Their commitment is to the worth and dignity of the individual and to treating each human being so as to bring out the best in him or her.