Clinton Center celebrates Black History Month

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Clinton Center celebrates Black History Month throughout February with several events.

    Also, check out out our special Civil Rights in America section right here on todaysthv.com. Share your memories and upload interviews with unsung civil rights heroes.

    Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012
    6 p.m.
    2012 Distinguished Laureate Series featuring Amina Claudine Myers*.
    In partnership with the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame, the William J. Clinton Foundation is proud to present the 2012 Distinguished Laureate Series "Shades of Blue: An Evening of Contemporary Jazz" featuring internationally acclaimed vocalist and pianist Amina Claudine Myers. Myers, a native Arkansan, is a world-renowned pianist, organist, vocalist, composer, master improvisationalist, actress and educator. Guests are invited to a reception immediately following the program. Reservations required.

    Monday, Feb. 20, 2012
    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free Admission Day
    In honor of Presidents' Day, admission and audio tours narrated by President Clinton are free throughout the day.

    Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012
    7 p.m.
    "Strike Two"*
    Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School presents "Strike Two," a program of song and spoken word exploring the Negro Baseball Leagues and the integration of professional baseball.

    Additional "Strike Two" Performances for school groups:
    Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012
    9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.
    Friday, Feb. 24, 2012
    9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.

    *Programs are free; however, reservations are required. Call 501-748-0419 to make reservations.

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