IACA Black History Month program at Moline Library


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 3:12 pm
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Press release submitted by Integrity: Arts & Culture Association



Integrity: Arts & Culture Association is sponsoring a Black History Month Program/Reception in Moline Public Library's Silver/Gold rooms (3210 41st Street, Moline) on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. The program line-up will include a monologue by local actor/playwright, Curtis Lewis; performances by Imani! Dancers & Studio for Cultural Arts; music by Marcia Muesing; a civil rights presentation by Johnnie Woods, and more! It promises to be an enjoyable, inspirational & educational day. A deaf interpreter will be present. The deaf community is warmly welcomed to join in on the celebration.

To align with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the theme is "Civil Rights in America," chronicling the important milestones in the battle for civil rights and equal treatment under the law.

To attend, RSVP as soon as possible as refreshments will be served & a head count is needed. Email admin@integrityaca.org or call 309-716-9854 with the number of attendees. This event is FREE to the public.

For more information or to schedule an interview, call 309-716-9854 or email admin@integrityaca.org.

















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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