Alaska is a big mix of cultures. A lot of that diversity starts with the first people of the state but many people from other ethnicities came to Alaska for military or government service, to work in the oil industry, fisheries or for adventure. Black Alaskans fill roles in all these areas plus more. As part of black history month, we’ll discuss what their experience has been like through the decades on the next Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Cal Williams, former President of the NAACP Anchorage chapter
- Rosa Foster, retired Anchorage School District principal and educator
- Related: HistoryMakers to document diversity of Alaska African Americans as part of national project
- Shiloh Community Development, Inc. will be hosting weekly Black History Month events around Anchorage. For a full list of events, click here.
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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