Thursday, October 26 on Urban Forum Northwest :
*Bob Armstead, President, Washington State Chapter-National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) expresses his concern with federal funds coming to the state with no requirements to include minorities, women, or veterans in contract opportunities.
Honoring the Life and Legacy of Pastor Patrinell Wright Seattle First Lady of Gospel Concert and Celebration 50th Anniversary of the Total Experience Gospel Choir.
*James Connor, Recording Artist and was the drummer for the Total Experience Gospel Choir at fifteen years of age. He will perform on the 50th Anniversary of the Total Experience on Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist Church 11:00am-1:00pm (PDT). He will be joined by the following former choir members:
Sherri Charleston Choir Founder Pat Wrights niece and choir member
Cheri Brooks Willoughby started signing with the choir when she was four or five years old
Shaunyce Omar was the student choir director for the Total Experience
Benjamin Davis joined the Total Experience while a student at Franklin High School in 1973
Josephine Howell was best known for her performance in the choir’s Black Nativity production
*Yolanda Barton, Founder, Revere XR comments on the preservation partnership and a call for elders to share their stories.