Black Heritage Banquet Set For Feb. 10

Feb. 9, 2000

The Association of Black Students (ABS) at Baylor University will celebrate a banquet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Center. The guest speaker is Melba Pattillo Beals, a member of the Little Rock Nine and author of Warriors Don't Cry. The book describes her experiences during the 1950s when she was among the first blacks to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. She earned her undergraduate degree at San Francisco State University and her master's degree at Columbia University in broadcast journalism and film. She has been a featured writer in several publications, including Essence magazine and People.

Tickets are $5 for ABS members and $12 for non-members. Tickets are available at the ABS table in the Bill Daniel Student Center.

For more information, contact the office of student activities at 710-2371.

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