"We Cannot Walk Alone:" Images and History of the African-American Community.
Lafayette County, Mississippi. An "Open Doors Exhibition." April through August 2003.
Written by Mrs. Susie Marshall
"Nolia Banks had a vision 21 years ago to put in motion
having a banquet to raise funds to remember the shut-ins at Christmastime
with baskets of food, fruits, and etc. This remains intact. Mr. Banks' motto
was, 'where there is no vision people will perish' (Proverbs 29:18). 'Each
year we have tried to keep this dream alive,' stated Reverend Arthur Gerod,