Please take care of yourself now, so that you may live to practice life another day.
This Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic battle has been a challenge around the world. Many have died. More have survived. All have been affected.
2020 is a year that started with so many hopes and expectations. For many it came to a standstill. For more it became a slow pace. Everyone’s timeline changed.
The fourth (4
th) annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month was presented by local author Jason Irby on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
This year’s theme was “
The Integrators“. Presentations were given by students who integrated schools from around the state of Arkansas. High School integrators included:
On Saturday, February 23, 2019, Jason Irby will present the Fourth Annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History. This year’s theme is
Scheduled to make presentations are representatives from the following Arkansas high schools:
Students from L. W. Sullivan High School integrated into Morrilton High School
Students from J. S. Walker High School integrated into Willie K. Hocker High School
Students from Howard County High School integrated into Saratoga High School
Legend Among Us Honorees
Jason Irby for the 3rd annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month. The event will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Arkansas Children’s Library and Learning Center located at 4800 West 10 th Street in Little Rock, Arkansas. Reception immediately following.
On June 14, 2014, author Jason Irby hosted the Awareness, Wellness, and Choices Fair at Laman Library – Argenta District. The fair was to promote his newly released book
and to encourage our youth to face life’s “hard choices” by making wise decisions. Love Within Life: So You Want To Stop Violence
Irby requested that the sports leagues and sports entertainment organizations join the effort and cease the use of Hip-Hop music containing inappropriate messages. These messages promote getting high, getting wild, and getting wasted and are used in bumper music, promotional media, playlists, and cross promotions.
Irby was joined at the fair by community leaders and organizations. Presentations were made pertaining to the well-being of today’s youth and surrounding communities.