J. Blaine Hudson Saturday Academy
May 18, 2013
from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
|Where||DuValle Education Center, 3610 Bohne Ave|
|Contact Name||Dr. Theresa Rajack-Talley|
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Officials will launch the revamped J.Blaine Hudson Saturday Academy with a special program May 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the traditional academy location, DuValle Education Center, 3610 Bohne Ave., in western Louisville.
UofL and community representatives, including Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens, will speak at 11 a.m.; then at noon journalist-speaker Betty Baye will conduct “A Conversation from Back in the Day” with physician Bob Martin, Hudson’s friend and fellow activist from their time together as UofL students. A light meal will follow at 1 p.m. with an open microphone for attendees to share their thoughts about the Saturday Academy and Hudson.
The J.Blaine Hudson Saturday Academy will resume its regular midday September-May operations this fall under the direction of UofL’s Pan-African studies department, according to Theresa Rajack-Talley, the department chair. Jefferson County Public Schools will continue as a community partner.
The free, public sessions on black history, issues and culture are geared to high school students and adults. The 11 a.m.-2 p.m. sessions open with a history lesson and then shift to current topical issues with invited panelists from UofL and the community.
For more information, contact Rajack-Talley at 502-852-4192 or firstname.lastname@example.org