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Perceptions of Color #11: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Program livestreamed at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary and youtube.com/garlandcolibrary

Join Marsalis Weatherspoon and his guests for Perceptions of Color, a monthly series that intends to both celebrate and educate about all facets of the African American experience. Weatherspoon, a musician, speaker, and public servant, currently serves as President of the local NAACP branch, Hot Springs Branch #6013.

Incorporated in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or the N.A.A.C.P., is the oldest Civil Rights organization in the United States. With over 2,000 units across the country, it champions the causes of justice, equity, and seeking an end to race-based discrimination.

This roundtable will explore the NAACP’s origins, where they are today, and what the future holds for this long-lasting American institution. Special guests will include Mr. Elmer Beard, the “Octo Griot” and former president and current advisor to the Hot Springs Branch, as well as Mr. Michael Ankton, a member of the Clark County Branch and a undergraduate student at Henderson State University.

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Date:
July 19
Time:
06:00 pm - 07:30 pm CDT
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