Gala occasion at Girls Club on Martin Luther King Day

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The Lower Eastside Girls Club celebrated Martin Luther King Day with the screening of the movie “The Barber of Birmingham” and a photo exhibit and community reception for a stellar group of “Amazing Women of the Lower East Side.” At right, three of the “Amazin’s” are pictured, from left, Naomi Bibbins of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York; radical cartoonist Fly; and legendary activist and literary agent Frances Goldin, joined by Lyn Pentecost, the Girls Club’s executive director. The four other “Amazin’s” were Councilmember Rosie Mendez; Damaris Reyes, executive director of Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES); poet Hettie Jones; and Reverend Adriene Thorne of Middle Collegiate Church. At left, Girls Club members enjoyed the M.L.K. Day program.  –  Photos by Tequila Minsky

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