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February 27, 2015
The 2015 Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Distinguished Laureate Lecture Series
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Inductee of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame and renowned psychologist, educator, author and community activist Dr. Robert L Williams, will discuss the state of race relations in America. Topics will include: police violence and black men in America, black on black violence, and other social issues confronting the African-American community. He will also discuss solutions to challenges confronting young people today.

Dr. Williams is a Professor Emeritus of Psychology and African and Afro-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis and a prominent figure in the history of African American psychology. As stalwart critic of racial and cultural biases in IQ testing, Williams is known for developing the Black Intelligence Test of Cultural Homogeneity and coining the term "Ebonics" in 1973. He was a founding member of the Association of Black Psychologist and served as its second President.

Dr. Williams has appeared in the public eye on numerous occasions, appearing on television with Dan Rather, Phil Donahue and Montel Williams.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501-683-3593.

March 20, 2015
Celebration of National Women's History Month
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Little Rock

Join MTCC in celebration of some of central Arkansas’s phenomenal women in honor of National Women’s History Month. Enjoy lunch and a candid conversation with a group of business savvy leaders and entrepreneurs who will share their stories of success and struggles as they found their path in the business world. Our special guests include: Leanna Godley, founder and president of Goddess Products, Inc.; Yolanda Hughes, owner, RSVP Catering; Garbo Hearne, director of Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing/Hearne Fine Art; Ashley Jones, owner, Ashley Ann's Event Planning Service and Patricia Nunn Brown, director, Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Small and Minority Business Division. The event will be moderated by MTCC Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of “PowerPlay” magazine, Sericia Cole.

Lunch is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Contact Tameka Lee at 501.683.3620 or to reserve your seat.

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