The Emancipation Proclamation

Freedom Essay

The Eddie Mae Herron Center is sponsoring an essay contest to those students entering the 9th – 12th grades. The topic of the essay is: “What Does Freedom Mean to Me?”. The deadline for the essay is June 15th. You can drop your essay by the Eddie Mae Herron Center or e-mail them to…

Celia Anderson

Celia Anderson Book Signing

Celia Anderson visited the Eddie Mae Herron Center on March 18, 2011 to sign her latest book “Daddy’s Home”. The book signing was followed by a luncheon hosted at the center. Celia Anderson is one of today’s best and brightest upcoming authors. Her stories and articles both educate and inspire. Ms. Anderson holds a Master’s…


First Juneteenth Celebration

Today Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a day, a week, and in some areas a month marked with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics and family gatherings. It is a time for reflection and rejoicing. It is a time for assessment, self-improvement and for planning the future. Its growing popularity…