Join author Jason Irby to celebrate Black History Month at the 2nd annual Arkansas Heritage Celebration of Black History. Experience this dynamic line up of demonstrations, displays, and presentations from around the state. Irby will also present the 2017 LEGEND AMONG US recognitions and honors. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ceremony was held at Wabbaseka City Park in Wabbaseka, Arkansas on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. The ceremony commemorated the one year establishment of the Memorial Plaza in Wabbaseka’s Community Park. The memorial is the concept of author Jason Irby who grew up and attended schools in Wabbaseka.
“Recognizing history and giving back to my hometown and community has always been a goal in my life,” says Irby. “I am proud that the community has joined and participated with me to lift and recognize the history of Wabbaseka, a fading small town surrounded by agriculture that I call home.”