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The Buffalo Criterion. (Buffalo, N.Y.) 1925-1973, December 25, 1971, Image 1

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Stack LiberatlMi NOW, de­ pict* the ‘hang-upa’ and self- reatstanees which black peo­ ple (nnd by inference aH vic­ timized and exploited people) encounter among themselves aa they develop pride af pea- plehaod and undertake ta or­ ganise lar power. •Mlf. fitA'.nnMl ♦ yea* tu e t o r j r a f EC C d and th* The Dialogue Sermon topic; “Community Action and Chris­ tian Witness” wnt sh a r e d by Mr. Waat aod Mr. Ed Law­ rence (no. pictured). Execu­ tive Director ol the African Cultural Center at JM Mature and a long-time layman at Tr*ed I t o u Baaetei Ckawak. opening statements and cam- experienced as they struggle ment; with each other. a n d continue te struggle la Mr. Lawrence drew heavily get co-op, ECCO, i s from examples In the protest gether within a majority se- “ Black Experience,\ eiety throughout Western Naw with lyrics by Daman Km- York which ts basically op- ya aa. T h a message st Um pre*tive ta black and many piay, which ia directed ta th* a t h e r minority community Issues a n d pesUbliities f a r people. Rsv. R. Sf. Mitchell ts p a s tor; M r Jam e s P m f r o e . Chairmans, Deacon Mr Albert Lunsford. Char nun, Tnauae Board; a a d M m L e o W. Seymour. Church Secretary. B UFFALO W estern New York's Oldest* Negro W eekly VOL. 45 — No. 40 Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, Sat., Dec. 25-31, 1971 DID YOU K N O W? F O R M A N Y Y E A R S T H E C R I ­ T E R I O N W A S T H E O N L Y P A ­ P E R P R I N T E D B Y N E G R O E S IN N E W Y O R K S T A T E . it is th e o n l y p a p e i N e g r o e s b e t w e e s C l e v e l a n d a n d N J Y w - S e n d y o u r n e w t , p h o t o s , a d s to 6 2 9 W i l l i a m S t r e e t ‘H e l p i n g to K n o w a n d B u i l d a B e t t e r C o m m u n i t y S i n c e 1 9 2 5 ' PRICE 10 CENTS S u p p o r t y o u r O N L Y a n d N E C - • E S S A R Y P r e s s . NEW LEARNING OPPORTUNITY OFFERED FOR MATURE, ADULTS L A Y M E N S D A Y H E L D A T S T . A N D R E W S with tha BILLS, at t h a Brcakfaat Day Warvbip Scr- vtca aa Dae. IS. Baair/tr and at th* a a d With Th- Thu LO* i HUDSON, age 8, pulled SgUM 'ar p h r ig r irlu a f ,h* ,urkv number an the door * * I h Team picture P*11* drawing at th* cmtclo- Man *f !he MtoT Day Break- la»* at St. Andrew Church before morning wort hip an Dae. IS. It wai lou Rom. Defensive End with lha Buffaia Bill', who wa* the winner af this •beverage drawing* . . . but It was Lari'* LUCKY DAY as Isu turned avet the entire ‘I pack pride* ta Lari — Orange pap (large). Lari shared her her brother* Mass. Youth Work L and Man's Club h i . m a r and Past Officer, 'beam.' aa he walls ta announce the winning num­ ber which belonged te L e u Raaa; and D ve Nfoderhnttser. a Men’s (tub Vic* President. Held the drawing basket. P H O T O B E L O W — Professor Jesse Nash, who ret'nlly resigned as Direc­ tor ef Hv Model Cities Pro­ gram, here is shown giving an Anniversary Address al Macedonia Baptist Church, *17 Michigan Ave., Rev. T. J. Merriweather, pastor, (sealed looking up). ED LAWRENCE. Producer of \•tatek Experience,' a pi lest play, is Executive Direc­ tor af l h a African Cultural Center and in the dialogue serm o n Mr. Wi'Fam West Dec. IS at SC Andrew Methodist Church. PRINTING? PHO­ TOGRAPHY? CaM TL 1 a n . NEED PHOTO SERVICE,! CALL THE CRITERION. I on the south; and faced Gates City Pharmacy an< Waltaa's Florist In predomi nattily “China Town” — Criterion Photo G U E S T M I N I S T E R T O F I L L F A I T H ’S P U L P I T 3 M O N T H S The Rev. JoMwue Ray Youngblood at the Rochester Colgate Divinity School, writ preach at the Ftotih Bapctst - h m t every Sunday morn­ ing at * a m. and Sunday evenings at T p .m .. during February and March. T V public BVttCd tO 9t« tea* « y or in o( ttoi* m - B U N C H E V I S I T E D B U F F A L O This scene teak place at th* New Yerk Central RR SUtlan, when the late Ralph Bunch? visited the Elk’s Can- here ta receive the Civil liberties Award, t»> m t a t.v a ukm - ties Dept. * Exalted Ruler af Lodge, Charles Rush, sec end from right, now Deputy City Clerk ol Buffalo, was Chair­ man; tbe late Depu.y, George Clare, fourth from right, and Hopson Reynolds, are among i those shown.—Criterion Photo | G I V E N F E L L O W S H I P Carbonanfom Niagara Falls, N. Y.. an­ nounced recently that the first recipient of the Car- borundum Work Study Fel­ lowship for mfoority group students wt -the State Univer­ sity at Buffalo Graduate Scfctool of Management, is Rabert J. Smith, of 16 Per- amng AVe., BdKalo. ' _ Mr. Smith, 'who jcivied the Ibw e r sity, Fail sem ester, in 1971, will receive a $a,500 scholarship each year for two years. He will also be employed hy Carborundum fori sum mer end receive monetary compensation for h it work. After grathmtfog m 1965 from McKinley Vocational High School, be received his B, S. degree in 1*71. from Canfcius College, majoring in Business Management. T h e Carborundum Co., winch previously worked on minority tpvup development programs UB School of Management, d e c id e d it w a n t e d id contri­ b u te more directly to human resources. Dr. Jeffrey Irving, manager o f Managemtn. Or- garfoHKlon and Development at Carborundum sa»d. When the recipitnt of the work study program works FELLOWSHIP! See Page 8) Rites Held For Mrs. Mason Funeral -services for Mrs Marion L. Mason (nee Brock mg ton ( were held Dec. 7th at Lincoln United Methodist Church by Edmund Millet at 1 p.m. Mrs. Masoh died Dec. 3nd 197), “after being ill for two years. She was born in Buffalo, at Mrs. Mamie Brocket*un and the iate Frank Broakenton, July 31, 1924. She attended School 76 and Hutch­ inson High School. On Mwy 25, 1945 she was married to Linwood Mason, and of this unfon two sons were bom. James and Ron­ ald. She had en em­ ployee of the County Walter Authority for 11 years before her iUnesa. Besides h e r husband and sons, sh® » survived by her mother, Mrs. Mamie Brock- enton; tw o sisters: Mrs. Fran­ ces Theus of Mt. Vernon, N. Y. and Mrs. Amelia Hender- *m at Havre De Grace Md.; a brother; Clifford Brocken- ran; t w o nephews, a niece, t w o and many friend*. Burial was in Forest Lawn; Lew s* Mortuary, w a s in charge. C O L L E G E U N V E I L S A D U L T C O U R S E S A new pro g r a m , in fina w ith the New York Steta B o a rd of Regents’ rfc e m m - da tion for im p roved lifelong team ing opportuniti'.-.-, ha# b e e t tin vie tad by Cor-in us C o llege. The E v e n ie^ D v lsio n pro- g r a m to r m a tu r e and stroag- )y m o tivated adult* -includ­ ing v e teran s and young m en and w o m e n who have been out of high school for a t lea s t tw o years lege experience— wilt b e g a w ith the spring sem e s ter. Th* «*perim « n ta! progress will req u ir e a Wgih vfowA d p t o m a o r h t equivalency, but no o th e r quant ite t ve re- qui rem o te In announcing the pro­ gram, Dr. Bernard t Mar­ tas, acting executive vies prerdent for ocadetnte af­ fair*. stressed fort “the pro­ spective -adult student most t dew u n v tirat* maauvty a n d Wrong motivation acid on* cf the means to assess ibis, will be a required personal in­ terview and info viduaii ted academic couw ehng.” Upon successfully demon­ stratin g Ms maturity of pur­ pose, foe student may ba provided with appropriate review courses or may sake certain subject matter by e*arr.motions such ss the College - Level Examination P r o g r a m (CLEP). Canesius wH> establish an academic oounefing center for this new program and faculty counselors will con­ tinually evaluate ’-he students* progress Dr. Martin, in Ms an­ nouncement, spoke of th* newly focused emphasis on systematized fitetong team­ ing and tbe role that Capisf- us can play in encouraging adults, by offering effect-v» learning experiences. Information regarding thi* program is available Lm * the Adrn«sao»w a fice, at Oanxs’us. Atlanta. Ga. — War mcti S. Wright. G Jarm an of the Board of W r i g h t , Jacks** Brown. Wiiliams. * Stephens, Inc., announced th a t 6 . W a r ­ ren Jackson, formerly Senior V. President of the company, was elected President and Chief Executive Officer at a recent meting of Ihe Board of Director* Father (annichaeV Director af St. AugustineW Center in Filhaere Ave., g§ shown with contractors Chris Rice, roofer; Warren Brawn, electrician and friends. — Criterion

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