The Ella Baker Educational Project of NC will host Ella Baker Day 2018 on Friday, April 13, to honor the legacy of a civil rights activist who grew up near what is now Highway 158 in Littleton
Two events have been planned to commemorate her legacy. The first, a computer coding workshop called Django Girls took place Saturday.
This past weekend citizens were invited to attend and participate in activities of the Ella Baker Day celebration.
With the annual Ella Baker Day set Friday, Governor Roy Cooper issued a proclamation remembering the civil rights leader.