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 Celebrating Black Culture &  Achievement in the Miss-Lou Region

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It Takes A Village is committed to promoting and uplifting African-American culture in Southwest, Mississippi. We promote love, collaboration, and understanding of all people, with specific emphasis on Black achievement, Black history, and black empowerment. In the words of the brilliant screenwriter and actress Issa Rae,

"We are rooting for everybody Black."  We believe that when black people thrive, the entire community rises. 

Soul Fallidays 2023
Thurs, Fri, Sat in October | 8pm-Late
Doll Baby's | 6 Saint Catherine St. | Natchez, MS

Join us every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday in October for fun filled evenings with the best of southern culture: food, music, and dancing- the Natchez way. Locals and out of towners are invited to unwind, connect, and celebrate life with new and old friends, as we groove to the sounds of jazz, funk, r&b, southern soul, gospel, disco and more. Southern favorites like cornmeal fried catfish and fried chicken will be available for purchase.

General Admission Entry- First Come First Serve is $5 at the door.

Advance Purchase Table Reservation with Guaranteed Seating for up to 6 people for $55 (nonrefundable)

Nightly entertainment may include:Blues & Bluffin Game Night, Juke Joint Karoake, or Live Jam Sessions with our house band the Magnolia Funkaholics and other local musicians or surprise guests.

Proceeds will benifit our cultural and community programming.

As always, all good humans are welcome; hellraisers are prohibited!

Let's Boogie Down ... at Doll Baby's!

Living History: A Night with Dr. Benny Wright
Oct 12 | 6 p.m.
Doll Baby's | 6 Saint Catherine St. | Natchez, MS

We are pleased to present a conversation with Natchez Civil Rights activist and dentist, Dr. Benny Wright. Dr. Wright will reflect on his life in Natchez and share his ideas about what Natchez should be doing next to continue to be leader in Southwest, Mississippi. 

Artifacts from Dr. Wright's Life and career will be on display before and after the event. 

Food and Beverages will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit our cultural and community programming. 

The conversation is presented as part of our Living History initiative.

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