Announcing the 2016 History Alive Giants: Mrs. Lola Jones & Mr. John Barfield, Sr.

Each year All Things Artistic Ministries, Inc. presents a program called “History Alive: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants.” The program trains area youth in spiritual character building, music, dance and acting to present the lives of local African Americans history makers who we consider “Giants” in the community. The program culminates in stay play depicting the lives of our Giants.

We are excited to announce our 2016 Giants:Mrs.LolaJones

Mr. BarfieldSr.Mrs. Lola Jones, chronicler of African American History in Washtenaw County since the 1980’s.





Mr. John Barfield, Sr.  entrepreneur who went from janitor to multi-billionaire.




Save-the-Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016 for the production, “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”, Towsley Auditorium, Morris Lawrence Building at Washtenaw Community College.

The program is open to youth from 5th through 12th grades, and begins on January 23, 2016. Online registration is now open at

God bless you!