Arkansas State Archives

African American Soldiers in Wartime symposium

10 to 1:30

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

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African American Soldiers in Wartime

Saturday, February 1, 2020                                                                                                                        Check-in begins at 9:15 a.m.

Presentation begins at 10 a.m.

Symposium ends at 1:30 p.m.

Location: Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

 Tickets available on FB and by clicking here.

Speakers Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, a Persian Gulf War veteran, will present "A Debutante, a Soldier and a War Veteran" and Brig. Gen. Gracus K. Dunn, who retired from the U.S. Army, will present "African-American Services in America's Wars."

Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School students in the U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) will post the colors.

Teachers can earn up to three professional development credits by attending. The event is free but reservations are required by Jan. 27. Refreshments will be provided.

The Black History Commission of Arkansas is an advisory board of the Arkansas State Archives, a division of Arkansas Heritage.


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