Who We Are

Who We Are

DCAAHS’ purpose is to preserve and celebrate the African American history of Desoto County. During the slavery period, this county had the highest enslaved population of Mississippi. Learn more about our history by watching our video.



As a sponsor, you will reach over 1000 attendees right here in DeSoto County. Find out more about the benefits of being one of our sponsors by clicking here.

Watch our Juneteenth promo!

The occasion will be celebrated through arts and crafts, live blues and gospel music, local artist, and dance troupes, food vendors, exhibitors, face painting and balloon bounce for the kids, and much, much, more!

Upcoming Events


JuneTeenth 2014

The JuneTeenth Family Fun Festival 2014 will take place at Latimer’s Lake Park, 5633 Tulane Rd. Horn Lake, MS. Saturday, June 14, 2014.

Our People

Board Members

Dr. Marco Robinson
Mike Smith
Christopher Gillespie
Arthur McLaurin