Elmira, N.Y. (WENY) - The Elmira Corning branch of the National Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the St.Paul Missionary Baptist Church are sponsoring the "Show Your Talent, Be a Star" event today.

The event will be held at St. Paul Missionary Baptist church from 1pm to 3pm, and is designed to remember the past and create awareness regarding the diversity of African American talent.

Master Nicholas Jubilee, a student from Coring Painted-Post High school will talk about various aspects of African American History. A talent contest will follow his speech.

The event is open to the public.