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'Living Legends' Event is Black History Month Highlight


JONESBORO – The Black History Month planning committee at Arkansas State University is announcing its inaugural celebration recognizing many of the A-State heroes who are doing amazing things in the community.

"This year's 'legends' come from all walks of life, but they all share a bond, which is their pride in being an Arkansas State University alumnus," stated Jerrod O. Lockhart, director of Student Support Services.

The legends will be honored at a formal breakfast and awards ceremony, the "Living Legends Breakfast," Saturday, Feb. 9, starting at 9 a.m. in the Hames Room of First National Bank Arena, 217 Olympic Dr.

Admission to the Black History Month event is free, but seating is limited.  An RSVP is required through the online response form.

"Everyone is invited to join us as we recognize these amazing 'hidden figures' who are accomplishing amazing things," Lockhart added.

For more details, one may contact the Multicultural Center, (870) 680-4052 or astateMC@AState.edu.

Information about other Black History Month 2019 activities at A-State is available online.

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