Feb 17, 2014
Feb 28, 2014

Black History Month

Laureate Series Feb. 18-19 | Civil Rights Act Feb. 27-28
Black History Month programs include Distinguished Laureate Series, Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Clinton Presidential Center will celebrate Black History Month with two programs during February. The first, the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 2014 Distinguished Laureate Series, will feature Haki Madhubuti, a native Arkansan and member of the Black Arts Movement, who has published more than 20 books of poetry, nonfiction and critical essays. An American Book Award winner, he founded and has led numerous institutions and organizations dedicated to serving black writers.
 
Arkansas Black Hall of Fame 2014 Distinguished Laureate Series
General Public: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 6 p.m.
School Program: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
 
The second program, "Civil Rights Act of 1964 – President Lyndon Baines Johnson," which is presented by Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School, tells the story of the nation’s benchmark civil rights legislation prohibiting discrimination and the events of 1963 that led to its passage.
 
“Civil Rights Act of 1964 – President Lyndon Baines Johnson”
General Public: Thursday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.

School Groups: Thursday and Friday, Feb. 27-28,
 9:30-10:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. - noon
 
Black History Month programs are free and open to the public; however, reservations are required. School groups call 501-748-0419 to RSVP; general public call 501-748-0425 or email operationslr@clintonfoundation.org.