Support the T. Thomas Fortune Foundation – and civil rights/journalism history. A Midsummer Night Affair – Great Food, Wine & Beer. Thursday, July 27, 5:30-8 pm,Danish Cafe (in the Galleria), 2 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank. Admission: $35

Come out and help the T. Thomas Fortune Project Committee celebrate the coming of Red Bank’s T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center at a networking, summer night affair. The future T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center will be the rehabilitated home of the civil rights pioneer, who lived in Red Bank at the turn of the 20th century. It was landmarked in 1976. For more info, please see or call 732-759-0485
From the Center’s website: “T. Thomas Fortune was an influential publisher, militant newspaper editor, writer, and organizer at the turn of the 20th century. He set standards for integrity and professionalism in African American journalism.”