Flint, MI (BlackNews.com)
Philanthropist and historian Dr. K. D. Yarber, of Flint, Michigan announced today that twelve historically black colleges and universities are being honored in 2015 Collector’s Edition African American History Calendar. The HBCU’s included in the 2015 African American History Calendar are: Bluefield State College, Bluefield , West Virginia , Clinton College Rock Hill, South Carolina Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City North Carolina Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee, Florida Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia LeMoyne-Owen College Memphis, Tennessee Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee Oakwood University Huntsville, Alabama Saint Phillips University San Antonio, Texas Selma University Selma , Alabama Shorter College North Little Rock, Arkansas South Carolina State University Orangeburg, South Carolina.
Each of the colleges and universities will be featured for one month in the Collector’s Edition African American History Calendar with a full color photograph and a brief history of the college or university. In addition the Collector’s Edition African American History Calendar also features Black History information for everyday of the year. Calendars can also be purchased in bulk by visiting www.TrueBlackHistory.com or by calling (810) 624-3987.
Many kinds of youth groups, church groups, sports teams, schools and individuals have successfully used the Collector’s Edition African America History Calendars to raise funds for special needs without upfront cost Calendars will also be available at selected Colleges and Universities, Bookstores featuring African American genre.
The Collector’s Edition African American History Calendar can inform the general public about the stories of our treasured Colleges and Universities, and help readers gain an appreciation of the history of black people. Previous Historically Black Colleges and Universities featured in the Collector’s Edition African American History Calendar included: Wilberforce University, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, University of the District of Columbia, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Harris Stowe State University, Bowie State University, Shaw University, Virginia Union University, Edward Waters University, Lincoln University Missouri, Rust College, Fisk University, Spelman College, Lane College, Virginia State University, Arkansas Baptist College, Kentucky State College, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Savannah State University, Langston University, West Virginia State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Delaware State University, Huston-Tillotson University, Stillman College, Jackson State University, Philander Smith College, Florida Memorial University, Southern University and A& M College, Tuskegee University, Knoxville College, Virginia State University, Morris Brown College, Paine College, Clark Atlanta University, Saint Augustine College, Alcorn State University, Tougaloo College, Paul Quin College, Prairie View A&M University, Bennett College, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Wiley College, Benedict College, Alabama A&M University, Morehouse College and others.
Dr. Yarber is a possessed by a humanitarian spirit and desire to help historically black colleges and universities prosper. During these times when so many of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities are fighting for survival the Collector’s Edition African American History Calendar is one way support them. A 40 year member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., a graduate of the Morehouse School of Religion at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia Dr. Yarber is pastor of Mount Hermon Baptist Church, of Flint, Michigan, History of African American Religion instructor at University of Michigan-Flint, and president of the Great Lakes District Baptist Leadership and Educational Congress.
For more details and/or to purchase the calendar, visit www.TrueBlackHistory.com or cal (810) 624-3987