ERIC Number: ED539843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
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U.S. Department of Education Chapter of Blacks In Government (BIG) in Partnership with the EEOS Office at the U.S. Department of Education 2013 Black History Month Programs
Gill, Wanda E.
The 2013 Black History Month Programs at the U.S. Department of Education highlighted and celebrated emancipation, Civil Rights, the histories of key Black organizations and the contributions of Historically Black Colleges and Universities through a series of programs offered both in Barnard Auditorium at headquarters on Maryland Avenue, S.W, Washington, D.C. and in the Training and Development Center as lunch time activities. The Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, represented the administration and expressed his personal and professional commitment to eliminating barriers to educational access and equity in the first program on February 6, 2013. The Deputy Secretary, Tony Miller, emphasized the importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the White House's commitment to the students these institutions serve. National figures and experts presented data and historical facts from American history with a Black perspective. Appendixes include: (1) Introduction of Margaret Young and Darius Gray of the Latter Day Saints and Producers of the Documentary on Black Mormons; (2) Agenda for the February 6, 2013 Black History Month Program; (3) Bios of Presenters at the February 6, 2013 Program; (4) Secretary Duncan's Remarks at the February 6, 2013 Black History Month Program; (5) Transcript of February 6, 2013 Program; (6) Agenda of the February 19, 2013 Black History Month Program; (7) Biographies of Presenters at February 19, 2013 Program; (8) Tony Miller's Remarks at February 19, 2013 Program; (9) Dr. John Wolfe's Power Point Presentation; (10) Power Point of Jerry Isaac's Presentation; (11) Pictures from the February 6, 2013 Program; (12) Pictures from the February 19, 2013 Program; (13) Picture and Biography of Bernard Demczuk; (14) History of National Blacks In Government; (15) Flyers of Black History Month Programs; and (16) Article Based on February 6, 2013 appearing online at AllAfrica.com.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Maryland; United States