Public Forum on interacting with law enforcement January 17 in Spencer

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO slide 12 27 2014 for Jan 17 2015 red namesYou’ve heard the stories: Rodney King in 1991, Trayvon Martin in early 2012, Eric Garner just last July, and Luis Rodriguez here in Moore, Oklahoma, less than a year ago.

In light of these recent events, much discussion has taken place about interactions with law enforcement.

In a similar situation, WHAT WOULD YOU DO? WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

Join us on Saturday, January 17, at 3:00 P.M., when District Judge Aletia Timmons and State Trooper Paul Timmons will discuss these recent events and how citizens should respond when encountering law enforcement.

This is a community event sponsored by the TLC (Touching Ladies for Christ), the Women’s Ministry of True Vine Ministries, Inc.

Meet author and activists at Oklahoma Black History booksigning

IMPACT Blacks in Oklahoman History book coverOn Saturday, February 4, 2012, from 11 am until 12:30 pm, the community can meet the author of a new history book IMPACT: Blacks In Oklahoma History and some of the history makers chronicled in the book

The event will be held at the Ralph Ellison Library, 1918 NE 23rd Street in Oklahoma City as part of the library’s Black History Month events. This is a great opportunity for parents and grandparents to learn and share with their young ones the many contributions and struggles of Black Oklahoman over the years.

Copies of the book, in soft cover and hardback, will be available for purchase and subsequent signing by Rochelle Stephney-Roberson.

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has added IMPACT: Blacks in Oklahoma History Activities Edition to the state adoption list. It is now approved for use in high schools throughout the state. Oklahoma History is a required subject and our youth deserve to know about the contributions blacks have made to our state.