South Florida Sunday

South Florida Sundays with Bishop Thomas Masters

Bishop Thomas Masters discusses the recent passing of Congressman and Civil Rights advocate John Lewis. Masters makes a call for listeners to call their congressmen to encourage passage of the voting rights bill. He also wants to fix the Edmund Pettus Bridge, which has been a symbol of the civil rights movement. Masters also remembers Dr. CT Vivian and Dr. Medgar Evers, both of who have recently died and who were essential in the movement.

In the next segment, Bishop Masters discusses the importance of supporting Black businesses. He speaks with local business owner Robert Worthy, who has operated a cleaning business since 1962, about the need for sanitization due to the pandemic. During the third part, Masters discusses current food distribution efforts in the community and speaks with a volunteer.

During the final segment, Clarence Bannister discusses the extensive community service efforts of his mother, Evelyn Bannister. He also reviews his organization, the “Circle of Men.” They teach martial arts and etiquette, and include the family in the process. The organization is seeking donations to construct a new building.