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.
02/03/2015 - Buffalo Rising Teams up with Uncrowned Queens for Black History Month 2015
During the month of February, in recognition of African American History Month, Buffalo Rising will be publishing a series of brief bios of Uncrowned Queens and Kings. This feature is co-sponsored by the Uncrowned Queens Institute and the Friends of the Buffalo Story. Thanks also to Buffalo Rising for supporting this series.
02/03/2015 - Nevergold to be honored as Black Woman of the Year by United Black Men's Think Tank
Dr. Barbara Seals Nevergold will be honored at the 4th Anniversary of the United Black Men's Think Tank (UBMTT). She will receive the group's "Black Woman of the Year Award for her dedication and outstanding service to the children and parents of Buffalo Public Schools." Other honorees include, Mr. Murray Holman, Leadership Award and Mr. Frank Merriweather, Community Service Award. The event will be held at the New Golden Nugget Banquet Facility on February 21, 2015 beginning at 6pm.