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Spotlight Talk » Panel Discussion: African-American Athletes in Arkansas

Join author Evin Demirel for a conversation around his book African-American Athletes in Arkansas, with guest speakers NBA and NCAA All-Star Sidney Moncrief and National High School Sports Hall of Fame coach Oliver Elders. The evening will include personal stories from the speaker celebrating Arkansas’s rich African-American sports legacy and the Black Razorbacks of Northwest Arkansas. A book signing will follow the discussion.

A longtime figure in Arkansas sports, Evin Demirel is the author of African-American Athletes in Arkansas: Muhammad Ali’s Tour, Black Razorbacks and Other Forgotten Stories. Demirel has written for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, The New York Times, Sporting Life Arkansas, SB Nation Longform, and SlamOnline. A Little Rock native, he previously taught at Episcopal Collegiate.

Free, register online or with Guest Services.

Date:
February 28, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue:
Great Hall
Phone:
479-657-2335