State President, Dr. Isiac Jackson, Jr. receives the Fannie Lou Hamer Award from the State Conference of the NAACP President, Mr. Derrick Johnson.
Rev. Reginald Buckley, Executive Director of the Congress of Christian Education, recognizes Mrs. Juanita Taylor for her many years of dedicated service to the State Convention.
The State Convention Choir performs at the Fall Session in Vicksburg during the Seminary Night program.
The General Missionary Baptist Association of Mississippi was organized in October 1872 in Columbus, Mississippi after the Reverend Jesse Freeman Boulden of Columbus resisted efforts of others to bring his associational work into the General Convention. The General Baptist Association was what the writer would call an “Association of Associations.”