Dennis Biddle – Negro Baseball League

Please join us 10 am February 22nd at Black River Technical College RCDC Auditorium for a presentation by Dennis Biddle. This event is sponsored by BRTC Foundation SEAS (Special Events and Activities Support) and the Eddie Mae Herron Center. Former professional Negro League player Dennis Biddle will share his story Learn about this former Chicago…

Sydney Hopson Program

Miss Sydney Hopson will join us February 3rd at 1pm to present her program. Nine year old Sydney Hopson, commonly referred to as the ABC (All aBout Christ) Girl, continues to travel the Southern region of the United States of America singing, playing piano, and reciting memorized Biblical passages and patriotic speeches. And her family is…

Winter Blues

Celebrate Black History Month as Marr Street Productions and The Eddie Mae Herron Center hosts an evening of history, music, and the blues. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Purchase tickets at the front desk inside the lobby of Marilyn’s on the Square, or call 870-378-6789.

Songs of Freedom

The public is invited to “Songs of Freedom,” a presentation by Robin Brannon in honor of Black History Month on Monday, February 22, at the Eddie Mae Herron Center. Brannon, who lives in Jonesboro, says the program will center around “the faith, hope, and love found in the music of the Civil Rights Movement.” The event begins with…

Spokesmen for their Race

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…

Dr. Lillie Mae Fears to Speak at EMHC

Dr. Lillie Mae Fears will be speaking on February 24th at the Eddie Mae Herron Center as part of our Black History Month celebrations. Dr. Lillie Mae Fears is a professor of journalism and the assistant for diversity initiatives at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas. A native of Phillips County, Arkansas, Fears holds degrees from Phillips…