Articles Archive for February 2011
Geek the Library is coming to the Keys! The kickoff party is March 2nd at the Marathon Government Center. Watch this space for Geek the Library happenings. And now, here’s the legal stuff we have to say:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on March 02, 2011 beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida a meeting will be held of the
Library Advisory Board & Friends of the Library for a SPECIAL MEETING.
Persons interested in this issue are invited to attend. …
Removed from an opera at her university because of racial prejudice, Barbara Smith Conrad’s story inspires us during Black History Month.
By Guest Author, Mark R. Gould
Imagine being a gifted singer and your college selects you as the lead in an opera. When the word gets out, a state legislator threatens the university with financial repercussions for casting an African-American woman with a white male lead. As a result the school removes you from the play.
Barbara Smith Conrad, 67, was a Univeristy of Texas …