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The Third Annual National Black Herstory Conference & Awards Banquet
The Third Annual National Black Herstory Conference & Awards Banquet, Emory University and The Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site, Atlanta Georgia, March 24-26, 2000.
Mrs. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti of Nigeria (posthumously),
Ms. MaVynee Betsch of American Beach, FL,
Dolores Stockard, South DeKalb County, GA
Abdullahi An-Na'im, Sudan, Emory University Southern Law Poverty Center, Montgomery, AL,
1) Our Thoughts on Reparation, Reconciliation and
Facilitator: Nan Kwabena Premspeh, Producer and Host of Insight, Panelists: Yasah Asiel, Hebrew-Israelite Community, Njere Alghanee, First African Cultural Center.
2) Black Women Policing.
Sue Carter Collins, Texas and Cheryl Elliott, President Georgia Crime Prevention Association and Lt. Emory University.
3) Black Women & Religion.
Banquet Keynote Address by The Reverend Bernice King Greater Rising Star Baptist Church and Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Social Change.
4) Black Men Against Sexism and Violence on Black
Facilitator: Khalil Osiris Sudan,Founder, Breaking The Cycle, Inc., Co-Founder NBHTF; Roy Glenn, Author and Publisher, Emerson Jones, Social Worker, Atlanta Public Schools Jones, Kevin Ladaris, Black Men for the Eradication of Sexism.
5) The Myth of the Welfare Queen in Herstory
Sylvia Ryce Cornell, Missouri City, Texas
6) Remeberance of Two Sisters 1920-Present.
Film Moderator: Shaune Lowery, Educator, Atlanta GA. Film: Freedom School (Film) Moderator, Marie Cochran, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
7) Young Black Women in Dialogue: Past, Present
Lee Mayberry, Nashville TN, Publisher and Membership Development Manager, Girls Scouts Council of Cumberland Valley, Monamma Al-Ghuiyy, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site*
Darlyn Dandridge, Fiber Artist, Educator Atlanta, GA
9) Depression: Black Women Raging, Healing and
Vanessa Jackson, LCSW, Kareema Nur and Junee Barringer Closing Conference Session will be co-sponsored with The Emory University Cannon Chapel. The Voices of Inner Strength will Sing. Minister TBA
AWARDS BANQUET AND LITERARY READING:
National Black Herstory Conference & Awards Banquet
Friday, March 24, 2000, 7:00 p.m.
Emory University, Cox Hall Ballroom
Black Tie, Afrocentric and/or Native Dress Music by Living Waters and D'Vine
The NBHTF Auset Award: Mrs. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti of Nigeria (posthumously) Feminist, Political Activist, Mother & Wife
The Lucy Terry Prince Award: Ms. MaVynee Betsch of American Beach, FL, Preservationist/Environmentalist & Opera Singer
Comrade Salutes Award: Southern Law Poverty Center, (Morris Dees and Joe Levin Co-Founders) Montgomery, AL Dolores Stockard, South DeKalb County, GA, Community Activist, Educator & Civil Rights Advocate, Decatur, GA Abdullahi An-Na'im, Sudan, Human/Women's Rights Activist, Lawyer & Educator
Rev. Bernice King, MLK Center for Social Change, Greater Rising Star Baptist Church. Mistress of Ceremonies, Angela Robinson, Host and Co-Executive Producer of News and Public Affairs Talk Show "IN CONTACT", Introduced by MC Musical Selections by Living Waters, Folk Gospel Guitar/singers. (confirmed) Introduced by MC Representative from Mayor Campbell's Office to (re-present the Proclamation - tentative-but looks good) Introduced by MC D'vine to sing Lift Every Voice and Sing
MC - TBA
All Dinner Tickets $25. Must be purchased in advance by March 1st
PLAY - Hairpeace by Dr. Janice Liddell.
Literary Reading, Director Carol Mitchell Leon. Tentative. Clark Atlanta University Players.. Saturday, March 25, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. , Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site. Free & Open to the Public MC - (unconfirmed) Conference Pre-Registration Fees $ 75 Full Conference Sessions, Students and Seniors $25. All Banquet Tickets are $25 each. See Webpages after January 15,2000 for online registration www.blackherstory.com or send for registration packet c/o NBHTF, Inc., P. O. Box 55021, Atlanta, GA 30308.
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