Martin Luther King Breakfast Features Award-Winning Author
Jan 14, 2013 02:00AM
On January 19 at 9 a.m., the Nassau County NAACP will present its annual Martin Luther King Breakfast, featuring speaker Rodney L. Hurst, Sr., author of this extraordinary book, based on his personal account of the sit-in demonstration. It Was Never About a Hot Dog and a Coke won the 2008 National Best Books Award for Multicultural Nonfiction, the 2009 Independent Publishers Award Silver Medal for Southeast Best Regional Nonfiction, the Bronze Medal in the 2008 Florida Book Awards Nonfiction category, the Florida Historical Society 2009 Inaugural Stetson Kennedy Award, the Jacksonville Florida 2009 Historic Preservation Commission Historic Preservation Award, the 2008 Sabrina Book Reviews Best Book Award, and the 2008 Sabrina Book Reviews General Nonfiction Award.
The event will be held in Burns Hall at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach. Tickets are $20 per person. For reservations call (904) 277-1256 or (904) 261-9361.