Celebrating 30 Years of the African American Hall of Fame Museum – 30th Annual Red, Black and Green Ball February 24, 2018

Six Distinguished Individuals to be inducted into 2018 Hall of Fame The African American Hall of Fame Museum will celebrate 30 years of existence during this year’s Annual Red, Black and Green Ball on February 24. Founded in 1987, the African American Hall of Fame Museum’s (AAHFM) mission is to educate through preserving and promoting … Continue reading Celebrating 30 Years of the African American Hall of Fame Museum – 30th Annual Red, Black and Green Ball February 24, 2018

Looking Through The Wise Eyes Of Seniors A Summit For Seniors & Youth February 24, 2018

The T.H.I.N.K. Mentor Academy and OFF OUR ROCKERS is hosting its first annual summit between seniors and youth to create dialogue to help both sides listen and respect each other’s point of view and create common ground between the generations. Seniors have experienced history in the making as they’ve grown older through the years and … Continue reading Looking Through The Wise Eyes Of Seniors A Summit For Seniors & Youth February 24, 2018

2018 Martin Luther King Freedom March & Commemorative Service January 15, 2018

This 2018 King Holiday observance will mark the 32nd year of the national holiday and the 89th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The King Holiday Committee of Peoria Inc. announces the following Peoria Area King Holiday Activities: MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. FREEDOM MARCH: Assemble: 1:30 pm Depart: 2:00 … Continue reading 2018 Martin Luther King Freedom March & Commemorative Service January 15, 2018

Jazz Legend Clark Terry Featured in Documentary Film

The Fine Arts Society of Peoria and the Peoria Riverfront Museum will present “Keep on Keepin’ On” at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, in the Museum’s Giant Screen Theater. This documentary film is a tribute to the life of a jazz trumpeter recognized by other jazz musicians as an inspiration, teacher, and mentor. Clark Terry, … Continue reading Jazz Legend Clark Terry Featured in Documentary Film

Author Of Deep Denial: The Persistence Of White Supremacy, David Billings To Speak January 22, 2018

In co-operation with Bradley University, the author of Deep Denial, David Billings, will speak at Peoria Public Library North Branch on Monday, January 22 at 11:00 a.m.  Mississippi native David Billings’ recent book, Deep Denial: The Persistence of White Supremacy in United States History and Life has won the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Award … Continue reading Author Of Deep Denial: The Persistence Of White Supremacy, David Billings To Speak January 22, 2018

Peoria Christian Leadership Council 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration January 20, 2018

The Peoria Christian Leadership Council 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held at New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church located at 413 W. John H. Gwynn Jr. Ave. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 4 P.M. The theme for this year’s MLK Jr. celebration is “Forming a more perfect union”.  The … Continue reading Peoria Christian Leadership Council 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration January 20, 2018