Author Jason Irby to Present Annual Arkansas Heritage of Black History Month Celebration 2019

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, Jason Irby will present the Fourth Annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History.  This year’s theme is The Integrators.

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

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Author Jason Irby Presents “Legend Among Us” Recognition at 3rd Annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month

Join author 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 10th Street in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Reception immediately following.

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Author and Humanitarian Jason Irby Honors Local Pioneer and Pacesetter

Dr. Wanda M. Hamilton received recognition before an attentive audience for her historical community and civic contributions at the annual Women’s History Month Observance hosted by author Jason Irby.

Hamilton was unable to accept her award at the 2nd annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month due to unforeseen circumstances.

The Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month was established by Jason Irby in February 2016 as part of his Awareness, Wellness, and Choices forum.

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Author Jason Irby Announces Arkansas Signature Food Contest at Arkansas Heritage Celebration

After awarding 5 recipients as “Legend Among Us” before an enthusiastic   audience at the Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History Month, author Jason Irby announced his pledging of the first $500.00 to establish a contest that would create a signature Arkansas food dish.

Irby is an author, and founding chairman of Jason IRBY INNOVATION Foundation (JIIF).   Secretary/Treasurer, Tiffaney Lewis also pledged a matching $500.00 in prize money.

Irby first revealed the initiative to establish a the Arkansas Signature Food Dish Contest after reading IT’S OFFICIAL! The Real Stories Behind Arkansas’s State Symbols, by Arkansas Capital Historian David Ware.

Irby then began looking closer into the matter.

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