This event will honor displaced students of Prince Edward County who attended schools in Southside Virginia from 1959-1963.
October 22-25, 2010
Please join us a for a program of events
Friday: Save Our History Reception (4:30pm) & Reunion Banquet (6:00pm), Keynoted by National Education Association Archivist, Al-Tony Gilmore, Ph.D
Monday: County School Visits
Purchase Banquet Reservations Online
Banquette tickets are $30.00 per person, and free for Reunion Registrants. Click below to place your reservations, noting in your order the names of any Reunion Registrants that will be joining your party.
About the Keynote Speaker:
Al-Tony Gilmore is Associate Director of the National Education Association’s Archives and Visiting Scholar at George Washington University. He is the author of The National Impact of Jack Johnson, and Revisiting the Slave Community. His most recent book is All the People: NEA’s Legacy of Inclusion and Its Minority Presidents. Dr. Gilmore has delivered lectures and presentations at over 70 colleges and universities. His articles and reviews have appeared in numerous publications and periodicals including the Journal of American History, Journal of African American History, South Atlantic Quarterly, Harvard’s Principal’s Review, American Scholar, Journal of Popular Culture, Negro History Bulletin, journal of Sports History, New Republic, Journal of Social History, Washington Post, and San Francisco Chronicle, among others.
He has contributed to several televised documentaries, including the recent PBS series’ Unforgiveable Blackness and African American Lives. He was selected by the Historymakers, Inc. in 2003 to have his life story videotaped. He is a Board member of Quality Education for Minorities (QEM), National Council on Educating Black Children and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). He has served on the Program Committee of the American Historical Association, and chaired the Program Committee of ASALH. Prior to joining the staff of NEA, he was a Professor of History at Howard University and The University of Maryland. Recently, Dr. Gilmore was invited to the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama, and to sit on one of the Inauguration stages with the famed Tuskegee Airmen.
Please contact Program Coordinator, Patrice Carter at (434) 315-8775 ext. 3 or by email at Patrice.email@example.com. You can also reply by mail. click here to download and mail in the PE student information sheet.
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