Unity Fellowship Church has announced details of the public memorial service for renowned AIDS activist and gospel singer Archbishop Carl Bean.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at McCarty Memorial Christian Chruch (4103 W. Adams Blvd.) in West Adams.  Social distancing protocols will be in place for all attendees and masks will be required.  Parking is limited.  Ridesharing and public transportation are encouraged. African entire is requested.

A repast will immediately follow the service and be held at Unity Fellowship Church (5147 W. Jefferson Blvd.).

Details about the memorial live stream are forthcoming.

Donations can be made in Bean’s honor to Minority AIDS Project at minorityaidsproject.org/donate/.

Carl Bean died on Sep. 7  in Los Angeles at the age of 77 after a lengthy illness.

Editor’s Note:Elected officials other dignitaries wishing to attend and/or submit proclamations should email jasmyne@empowermentjustice.com.