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Conference on Black History in Pennsylvania

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    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 13, 2000
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      -----Original Message-----
      From: Black Information Professionals' Network
      [mailto:BLACK-IP@...]On Behalf Of Elizabeth Ellis
      Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 9:06 PM
      To: BLACK-IP@...
      Subject: [BLACK-IP] Conference on Black History in Pennsylvania


      The Conference on Black History in Pennsylvania is an annual event
      focusing on difference aspects of Pennsylvania's African American
      Heritage. It will be held Harrisburg, PA, April 27-29, 2000.
      For more information contact: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum
      Commission, Division of History, at 717/787-3034.

      The 2000 program has been organized to address issues relating to
      the theme "African Americans at the Capital: Making History." The
      Conference includes some of the latest scholarship on the subject, as
      well as artistic performances and discussion by educators, community
      leaders, public officials and others. The keynote address speaker is
      John Hope Franklin author of _From Slavery to Freedom: A History of
      Negro Americans_.

      Vendors will be on hand to make recent historical and cultural
      publications and other materials available.
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      More on the Conf in PA. REgards, ~RE Compete, don t envy. http://welcome.to/RealTruth ... From: Black Information Professionals Network
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 13, 2000
        More on the Conf in PA.

        REgards,

        ~RE

        " Compete, don't envy. "
        http://welcome.to/RealTruth

        -----Original Message-----
        From: Black Information Professionals' Network
        [mailto:BLACK-IP@...]On Behalf Of Mark Lawrence
        Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 9:59 PM
        To: BLACK-IP@...
        Subject: Re: [BLACK-IP] Conference on Black History in Pennsylvania


        Randall Robinson, TransAfrica President and Chaka Fattah, 2nd District
        (D-PA) will deliver keynote addresses at the fifth African-American Male
        Empowerment Summit (AAMESSM) on April 22nd at Temple University’s
        Gladfelter Hall (12th & Berks Street). The mission of AAMES, which is
        expected to attract 1,000 African-American businessmen, community leaders,
        mentors and students is to enrich the character and ambition of African
        American Men while celebrating their success. The theme is: “Fatherhood
        in the New Millennium”. The summit kicks off on Friday evening, April
        21st with an Opening Reception at Brave New World from 5 - 8pm. Then on
        the 22nd, from 8am to 7pm, a series of workshops and keynote addresses
        fill the day. Among the highlights of the summit are the AAMES Awards
        Presentation, Youth Leadership Forums and Empowerment Workshops. Topics
        range from business and mentoring, to community and family development.

        AAMES is sponsored by Sprint, with support from United Way, Johnnie Walker
        Black, Applied Digital Solutions and Concerned Black Men, Inc. Media and
        community partners include NAACP, Urban League, Concerned Black Men, 100
        Black Men, Big Brother/Big Sisters, Black Enterprise, WDAS and the
        Philadelphia Tribune. The cost to attend AAMES is $25. For more
        information on AAMESSM, please call the toll-free hotline at 877-AAMES77
        or 973-763-2807, contact our web site at www.aames.org or E-mail us at
        info@....

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