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02/12/2013 - "Illuminations" Television Program Captures Stories of Community Builders

Tune in to Channel 20 for the Uncrowned Queens Television Program that shines a spotlight on the activities and contributions of Uncrowned Community Builders. The program is hosted by Dr. Barbara Seals Nevergold, who interviews guests in studio and on location. Illuminations airs twice weekly, Monday evenings at 6:00 pm and Saturdays at 6:30 pm. Upcoming shows on February 18th and 23rd will feature Alexa and Edreys Wajed, husband and wife artists and entrepreneurs. We join them at the Gallery at 1219 Main Street for their first joint exhibit.

Join us for a special show with Karen Stanley Flemming, President of the Buffalo Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as we talk about the 100 anniversary of the Sorority and its impact on the community through its national programs. This show will appear on Friday, February 15th, at 5:00 pm on Channel 20.

Illuminations is produced by Gregory Barber, executive producer, Barbara Seals Nevergold. Many thanks to LP Ciminelli for their generous sponsorship of this program.

01/16/2015 - Dr. Nevergold to be honored at Dr. MLK, Jr. Celebration

Barbara Seals Nevergold will be honored for her contributions to education at the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The program will be held on Sunday, January 18 at Kleinhans Music Hall. Other "pioneers and trailblazers" to be recognized include Dr. Stan Bratton, Sheila Brown, Miguel Santos, Alnisa Banks, Cariol J. Horne, Frank Merriweather, III and Dr. Frances Ilozue. Bishop T. Anthony Bronner will give the keynote address. The event starts at 6:00pm. Bessie Patterson is the Coordinator.


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02/19/2013 - Co-founders to be honored at Black History event

True Bethel Baptist Church will honor Dr. Barbara Seals Nevergold and Dr. Peggy Brooks-Bertram for their contributions to African American history. The Uncrowned Queens co-founders will be recognized during the 7:45 am service. The church is located at 907 East Ferry Street.

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02/28/2013 - Nevergold Speaks at McKinley High School Black History Program

The 11th Annual African and African American History and Diversity Conference will be held at McKinley High School. Dr. Barbara Nevergold will participate as a presenter in the class room sessions entitled, "A Teachable Moment". Dr. Nevergold will work with the students on sharing histories of local history makers.

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01/01/2015 - Nevergold to Receive Education Award from SENSES Foundation

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