A group of local students will present poetry from the Harlem Renaissance during a program in observance of Black History Month on Thursday evening, February 25, at the Eddie Mae Herron Center. The event, which begins with desserts and coffee at 6:30, is co-sponsored by the EMH Center and BRTC’s Office of Corporate and Community Education. As African…Details
The Eddie Mae Herron Center will be celebrating Black History Month with the events below.
Black River Technical College Foundation SEAS (Special Events and Activities Support) and the Eddie Mae Herron Center are sponsoring a presentation for Black History Month. Rodney Harris will be presenting Spokesmen for Their race: African-American Political Involvement in Arkansas, 1868-1893 February 16 at 10am. The event will be held at Black River Technical Center’s RCDC…Details
“Old School: Memories of the Brinkley Academy” The Eddie Mae Herron Center and Museum is pleased to announce the exhibit, “Old School: Memories of the Brinkley Academy” will be on display now through February 8. Consisting of fourteen graphic panels, the exhibit offers a fascinating glimpse at early education and cultural history for African Americans…Details
In the years 1965 and 1966 there was a major change in the Pocahontas Public School District. Beginning in March of 1965, the “Plan of Desegregation of Pocahontas School District #19” was approved. When this was announced the school then held a meeting with the parents, both black and white, and they decided that they…Details
On Saturday, October 17th, at Black River Technical College there was an event held to honor those who were part of the 1965 public school integration. Grif Stockley presented quotes from those who were students and their parents to express remembrance of the integration. The students who were a part of the integration and…Details
The Eddie Mae Herron Center is having a Rib Sale! November 6th is the pickup date from 4 until 6 pm. It is $20 for a full slab, payment in advance will be greatly appreciated. You can place your orders now through calling it in! This rib sale is a fundraiser to help with the…Details
The 2015 Juneteenth Celebration will be held June 13th starting at 9am. This year’s celebration will include a coloring contest, pageant, dog show, sno-cones, Marilyn’s Cloggers, a cake walk, dancing & music, D.A.R.E. Program Fingerprinting, and fun & laughter! Pageant Form Juneteenth Coloring Pages Coloring Contest PreK-First Coloring Contest 2nd5thDetails