Media Release
February 1, 2022

 

A History Presentation By Mike Kegler, West Point Class of 1987.

 

Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church 202 South 9th Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Saturday, February 19, 2022, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 
 
Money raised through your ticket purchase will go toward a new roof and other maintenance repairs at  Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church.
 
The United States Military Academy at West Point is one of the most prestigious military colleges in the world. Military leaders like Patton, Lee, Grant, MacArthur, Schwarzkopf, Eisenhower, and Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. attended this “Ivory Tower of Military Virtue”.
 
Black Cadets were first admitted in 1870. However, It would not be until 1991 when 1,000 Blacks would actually graduate from this school. Hear some of the amazing stories of the Black Cadets who faced incredible obstacles to become one of America’s finest and elite.
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