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FEBRUARY 26, 2013

  1. THERESA TIMMONS FOR THE 11th ANNUAL UAMS MIDSOUTH SUMMIT BLACK EXPO.  HONORING BLACK HISTORY MONTH, THIS EXPO WILL SHOWCASE OVER 100 CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL EXHIBITS, MINORITY BUSINESSES, HEALTH AND EDUCATION INFORMATION AND SCREENINGS, ENTERTAINMENT, VOTER EDUCATION, TAX PREPARATION, EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND FASHION, ALL AT THE METROPLEX EVENT CENTER IN LITTLE ROCK.  THE EXPO WILL KICK OFF WITH A PRAYER BREAKFAST, FOLLOWED BY THE FINALS OF THE BLACK HISTORY QUIZ BOWL.  THE MIDSOUTH SUMMIT BLACK EXPO IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC AND WILL BE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 9A.M.-3P.M., AT THE METROPLEX EVENT CENTER, 10800 COLONEL GLENN ROAD.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL THERESA TIMMONS AT 000(501) 804-0669 OR VISIT WWW.MIDSOUTHSUMMITBLACKEXPO.EVENTBRITE.COM.
  2. ANTOWONETT PARKS AND VEKISSA WILSON WITH THE CENTRAL ARKANSAS ALUMNAE CHAPTER (CAAC) OF DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC, FOR THEIR "REAL-TALK SYMPOSIUM: DADS ARE DYNAMIC."  A NUMBER OF YOUNG GIRLS STRUGGLE WITH SELF-ESTEEM AND IDENTITY ISSUES.  IN AN EFFORT TO COMBAT THIS TREND AND DISCOVER SOLUTIONS TO HELP HEAL BROKEN BONDS, CAAC IS TAKING AN ACTIVE STAND BY REACHING OUT TO PROMINENT, AFRICAN-AMERICAN FATHERS IN THE COMMUNITY.  ALONG WITH YOUNG GIRLS IN THE COMMUNITY, THESE FATHERS WILL SERVE AS EXPERT PANELISTS TO DISCUSS RELEVANT ISSUES THAT INFLUENCE THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS.  THEIR GOAL IS TO ENCOURAGE FATHERS AND "FATHER-FIGURES" TO BECOME MORE ACTIVE IN THE LIVES OF THEIR DAUGHTERS AS THEY STRIVE TO GAIN MORE SELF-CONFIDENCE.  THIS EVENT WILL BE AT THE WILLIE L. HINTON NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTER, 3805 W. 12th ST., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 11A.M.-1P.M.  IN ADDITION TO THE SYMPOSIUM, CAAC WILL HOST A DADS ARE DYNAMIC: ETIQUETTE CLASS AND DINNER AS A FINALE EVENT ON MAY 30.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL LAWANDA HUNTER AT (501) 425-5797.
  3. CHARLES STEWART WITH THE ARKANSAS BLACK HALL OF FAME.  IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ARKANSAS BLACK HALL OF FAME AND THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK, THE CLINTON FOUNDATION WILL HOST A STUDENT PROGRAM THAT WILL ENGAGE AND INSPIRE.  THIS YEAR'S FEATURED SPEAKER IS DR. ROBERT L. WILLIAMS II.  DIR WILLIAMS IS A PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF PSYCHOLOGY AND AFRICAN AND AFRO-AMERICAN STUDIES AT THE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS AND A PROMINENT FIGURE IN THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGY.  HE IS WELL KNOWN AS THE STALWART CRITIC OF RACIAL AND CULTURAL BIASES IN IQ TESTING, FOR COINING THE WORD "EBONICS" IN 1973.  HE WAS A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION OF BLACK PSYCHOLOGISTS AND A 2011 INDUCTEE INTO THE ARKANSAS BLACK HALL OF FAME.  THIS PROGRAM WILL BE FEBRUARY 27, IN THE CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER GREAT HALL, 6P.M., AND IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC BUT RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.  TO RSVP, PLEASE EMAIL LREVENT@CLINTONFOUNDATION.ORG OR CALL (501) 748-0425.

FEBRUARY 19, 2015

  1. DR. LAVERN BELL-TOLLIVER, PROFESSOR WITH UALR SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK & GLENDA BROWN, A FORMER STUDENT & PANELIST FOR "PHASE II...THE DESEGREGATION OF LITTLE ROCK."  DURING THIS EVENT, FORMER STUDENTS WHO DESEGREGATED LITTLE ROCK'S JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS, WILL DISCUSS THEIR ROLES IN THE DESEGREGATION PROCESS IN THE EARLY 1960'S.  DR. JOHN A. KIRK, GEORGE W. DONAGHEY DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR OF HISTORY AND CHAIR OF THE UALR DEPT. OF HISTORY, WILL PROVIDE AN OVERVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF SCHOOL DESEGREGATION IN THE AREA INCLUDING THE LANDMARK BROWN vs BOARD OF EDUCATION DECISION AND 1958, A SO-CALLED "LOST YEAR" WHEN ALL SCHOOLS IN THE DISTRICT WERE CLOSED IN ORDER TO BLOCK INTEGRATION.  IN ADDITION TO THE PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS, COPIES OF HISTORIC DOCUMENTS AND ARTIFACTS FROM THE ERA WILL BE ON DISPLAY FOR PUBLIC VIEWING.  THIS EVENT WILL BE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21 FROM 9A.M.-12NOON AT THE CENTRAL HIGH NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE VISITOR'S CENTER, 2120 DAISY L. GATSON BATES DR. IN LITTLE ROCK.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (501) 569-8466 OR EMAIL LBTOLLIVER@UALR.EDU.
  2. LEKITA GAYNOR, WITH BLACK AMERICANS FOR LIFE AND DR. ALVEDA KING, DIRECTOR OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN OUTREACH FOR PRIESTS FOR LIFE AND AUTHOR OF "KING RULES."  ARKANSAS BLACK AMERICANS FOR LIFE SEEKS TO EDUCATE AND ACTIVATE THE BLACK COMMUNITY ABOUT THE ISSUE OF ABORTION PRIMARILY BUT WELCOME ALL WHO BELIEVE THAT UNBORN CHILDREN DESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIFE.  ARKANSAS BLACK AMERICANS FOR LIFE, AN OUTREACH OF ARKANSAS RIGHT TO LIFE, IS PLEASED TO HOST DR. ALVEDA KING, NEICE OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, IN A VISIT WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, AND THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19.  DR. KING'S VISIT WILL FOCUS ON THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE BLACK CHURCH AND COMMUNITY AND PLANNED PARENTHOOD IN THE HISTORY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND TODAY.  ACTIVITIES WILL INVOLVE PASTORS, CHURCHES AND THE PUBLIC.  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.ARTL.ORG OR CALL (501) 663-4237.
  3. ATTORNEY DARRELL BROWN, SR., THE 1st BLACK TO PLAY ON THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOOTBALL TEAM.  BROWN, WAS A PIONEER, AN UNSUNG HERO OF THE LONG AND QUIET BATTLE TO DESEGREGATE THE LAST COLLEGE IN ARKANSAS AND THE OLD SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE TO CLING TO JIM CROW POLICIES IN FOOTBALL.  DARRELL BROWN NEVER PLAYED A SINGLE VARSITY DOWN AS A UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS RAZORBACK.  BROWN WAS ACCEPTED AS A WALK-ON BUT  PAID A BIG PRICE AT PRACTICE FOR TRYING TO INTEGRATE FRANK BROYLE'S HOG TEAM IN 1965.  BROWN, IN HIS WORDS, "AS A RUNNING BACK, I WAS SIMPLY A TACKLING DUMMY."  BROWN BECAME THE TARGET OF BIZARRE MEANNESS, WITH LONGTIME FOOTBALL COACH AND LATER AD FRANK BROYLES OVERSEEING EACH PRACTICE.  BROWN NEVER ADVANCED  BEYOND HIS ROLL AS THE HUMAN PUNCHING BAG, AND NEVER MADE THE VARSITY TEAM.  READ MORE ON DARRELL BROWN'S STORY AT; http://sports.yahoo.com/news/brown-recognized-arkansas-football-trailblazer-112500671--ncaaf.html, http://bleacherreport.com/articles/881956-arkansas-football-will-finally-honor-integration-pioneer-darrell-brown OR http://thesportsseer.com/2011/10/11/how-the-story-of-arkansas-first-black-football-player-inspired-a-book-about-nolan-richardson/ 

 FEBRUARY 12, 2015

  1. DEWAYNE ROBINSON, A MISRGO GRANTEE WITH PART OF THE SOLUTION (P.O.T.S.) AND BAILEY COONEY, TALENT FROM A STAMP OUT SMOKING COMMERCIAL, TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO QUIT SMOKING AND HELP PAVE THE WAY FOR THE YOUNGER GENERATION DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH.  IN ARKANSAS, 4,900 PEOPLE DIE EACH YEAR FROM TOBACCO USE AND APPROXIMATELY 490 MORE NON-SMOKERS DIE FROM SECOND HAND SMOKE.  ALSO, APPROXIMATELY 47,000 AFRICAN AMERICANS DIE EACH YEAR FROM SMOKING.   P.O.T.S. WORKS TOWARDS PREVENTING INTIATION  AMONG YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS AND ELIMINATING DISPARITES BY RAISING AWARENESS OF TOBACCO USE AND THE DANGERS OF SECOND HAND SMOKE WITH A FOCUS ON THE PULASKI AND SALINE COUNTY AREAS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON HELP TO QUIT SMOKING CALL 1-800-QUIT-NOW OR VISIT WWW.STAMPOUTSMOKING.COM
  2. MEN'S KARAOKE WORLD CHAMPION AND GLOBAL AMBASSADOR FOR KWCUSA, ANTHONY MONTIUS MAGEE "THE EXPERIENCE".  MAGEE, A LITTLE ROCK NATIVE, CAPTURED 1st PLACE AND THE TITLE OF MEN'S KARAOKE WORLD CHAMPION AT THE 12th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION WHICH WAS HELD NOVEMBER 13-15 2014, AT SOLIDARITET ARENA IN STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN.  HE WON THE JUDGES OVER WITH HIS VOICE, EMOTIONS, AND OUT-OF-THE-BOX STAGE PRESENCE.   KWCUSA IS THE OFFICIAL HOME OF THE KARAOKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (KWC) IN THE UNITED STATES.  THE KWC IS THE LARGEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS KARAOKE COMPETITION IN THE WORLD.  THIS MULTI-CULTURAL INTERNATIONAL EVENT PERMEATES THE SPIRIT OF MUSIC, ENTERTAINMENT AND FUN.  AMATEUR SINGERS FROM OVER 25 COUNTRIES COMPETE AT THE ANNUAL EVENT WITH PRIZES AND THE TITLE OF WORLD'S BEST ON THE LINE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.KWCUSA.COM AND FOR MORE ON "THE EXPERIENCE" VISIT WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/MONTIUS1.COM
  3. LINDER CONLEY AND LEONARD STERN WITH FUTURE BUILDERS, INC. FOR AND UPCOMING ENROLLMENT EVENT.  FUTURE BUILDERS' MISSION IS TO EMPOWER COMMUNITY RESIDENTS TO BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT BY MOTIVATING AND STIMULATING BOTH YOUTH AND ADULTS WITH OPPORTUNITIES FOR CULTURAL, ACADEMIC AND CAREER BUILDING ACTIVITIES WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITY.  SIGN UP DURING OPEN ENROLLMENT.  GET IN THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, AT THE WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY, 2801 ORANGE ST., IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK, 10A.M.-2P.M.  LICENSED IN-PERSON ASSISTERS FROM FUTURE BUILDERS WILL GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION OR A PERSONAL APPOINTMENT, CALL 888-593-5557.  

 

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