Oklahoma City, OK
For Immediate Release
Tracing Our Roots: Oklahoma's Historically Black Towns
The Oklahoma History Center presents a special program titled "Tracing Our Roots: Oklahoma's Historically Black Towns" this Saturday, February 4, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Admission to the program is free and children are welcome to attend. The History Center is located at 800 Nazhi Zuhdi Drive, on NE 23rd Street just east of the State Capitol.
The program will include the following:
6:00 to 7:30 p.m. performance by the Langston University Marching Band and Jazz Band, demonstration of the first online Oklahoma African American History Coloring Book, and viewing of very rare footage of film shot in Oklahoma Historical Black towns from 1924 to 1929.
7:30 p.m. Self-guided tour of African American exhibit "Realizing The Dream."
8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Concert featuring musical sensation Eldridge Jackson.
The program is presented by the Oklahoma Historical Society Black Heritage Committee and the Langston University Music Department. For additional information, contact Bruce Fisher at email@example.com or by phone at 405-522-5049.