“The Zion Union Heritage Museum” with John Reed

Program for November 28, 2021

Nauset Fellowship will share the film “Journeys in the Light: Untold Stories of Cape Cod” hosted by John Reed, Executive Director of the Zion Union Heritage Museum.

The film, by Janet Murphy Robinson, celebrates the museum and the museum celebrates the proud history of African-American, Cape Verdeans and Wampanoag people on Cape Cod, as well as groups that arrived here more recently from Brazil and the Caribbean.

The Museum features the series of Civil Rights icons of Pamela Chatterton-Purdy; artwork and poetry of Robin Joyce Miller and James Miller; and the work of celebrated Cape artist Carl Lopes, among the exhibits on display at the museum.

Pre-register for this program by clicking here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Meeting platform will open at 9:30 for informal socializing. Program will begin promptly at 10:00.

John Reed’s Biography:

John is from Boston and arrived on Cape Cod in 1973. He taught at Barnstable High School from 1973 to 2015 and is remembered fondly by his many students over the decades. He is currently President of the NAACP; served as Chair of the Barnstable County Human Rights Commission; as Vice President of the NEAC of NAACP; is Treasurer of the Yarmouth Housing Authority; and presides as Director of the Zion Union Heritage Museum at 276 North Street, Hyannis.

These words are on the cover of the dvd: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.” – the Rev Dr Martin Luter King