Rev. Al Sharpton to speak at Springfield Baptist anniversary

Sharpton

The Rev. Al Sharpton will speak at a 225th anniversary celebration of Augusta’s historic Springfield Baptist Church.

Limited seating will be available for the event at 3 p.m. Aug. 12 at the church, 114 12th St.

Springfield Baptist, founded in 1787, is believed to be the nation’s oldest continuously meeting black church.

Sharpton, a Baptist minister, is founder and president of the nonprofit civil rights organization, National Action Network.

Learn more at historicspringfieldbaptistchurch.org.

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