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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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