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Arkansas History Commission Celebrates Black History Month with Free Seminar


Want to learn more about African American history in Arkansas? Mark your calendars for February 9, 2013 and attend the “Growing Up in Arkansas – African American Communities” seminar at the Arkansas State Capitol. Sponsored by the Black History Commission of Arkansas and the Arkansas History Commission, the free seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Room 171 of the Capitol.

Presenters include Dorathy Boulden, Ornett Grind, Dr. Sybil Hampton, Jason Irby, Pat Johnson, Nancy Robinson Lott, Cindy Robinett, Rev. Hezekiah Stewart, and Fayth Hill Washington. They will discuss the influences that shaped their formative years in the communities of El Dorado, Dark Hollow, Little Rock, Wabbaseka, Granite Mountain, Hoxie, and Pocahontas. To register, email Tatyana Stubblefield at tatyana.stubblefield@arkansas.gov or call Tatyana at (501) 682-6900. Don’t miss this interesting session! Register today!

The Arkansas History Commission is the official state archives, with research facilities in Little Rock, Powhatan, and Washington, Arkansas.