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Newscope: Black History Month program at Handy Chapel Saturday

Friday, March 1, 2013

Black History Month program honoring Carson Jacques and including music and poetry will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Handy Chapel Community Center, corner of South Brunswick Avenue and Jackson Street.


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Thank you Eric. Carson was a classmate of mine in high school, and was a really nice person. I am glad good things have happened for him. :)

-- Posted by Oklahoma Reader on Sat, Mar 2, 2013, at 1:22 PM
Response by Eric Crump/Editor:
Just got back. He was being honored for being the proprietor of what event organizers believe is the oldest continuously operating African American business in Marshall -- and for being an inspiration and generally a good guy. They had a young man interview him and read his report during the event. Carson wasn't able to attend (the event was rescheduled several times due to weather), but his story -- or part of it, anyway -- was told.

What is reason that Carson Jaques is being honored?

-- Posted by Oklahoma Reader on Sat, Mar 2, 2013, at 12:37 AM
Response by Eric Crump/Editor:
If no one replies earlier, I'll let you know what I learn tonight :-)


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