Church recognizes women in history

A local church hosted a celebration honoring woman.
A local church hosted a celebration honoring women. Saturday afternoon locals gathered at Shreveport's Christ Center Church to take part in a celebration of black history.

NBC 6’s Marquel Sennet emceed the event. Speakers recognized the milestones made by black women in history.  It was hosted by the Women of Wisdom ministry. There was also soul food, fellowship, and of course some fun.

Apostle Brenda Ashley told the room filled with women that there's a need in Shreveport for more safe havens for victims of domestic violence. Ashley is the CEO of Sisters Restoration Crisis Center, which helps victims of domestic abuse.  She says the group is counting on community support and partnerships to help as many families as possible.

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