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wacotrib.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:38:14 -0500

AC President: Education is one of the key solutions to solving poverty
amarillo.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:11:49 +0000

Education is one of the key solutions to solving poverty and Amarillo College is taking a systematic approach to help combat it locally, the school’s president Russell Lowery-Hart said during a joint NAACP and Amarillo Community Relations Committee meeting on Saturday.

The presentation, titled “Safeguarding the Amarillo Community — Together We Can,” explained changes at Amarillo College, the future vision and the importance of community colleges.


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Today in history for Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016
amarillo.com / Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:19:17 +0000

■ On Aug. 28, 1963, as more than 200,000 people listened, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

■ In 1609, English sea explorer Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half Moon, reached present-day Delaware Bay.

■ In 1862, the Second Battle of Bull Run began in Prince William County, Va., during the Civil War; the result was a Confederate victory.

■ In 1916, Italy declared war on Germany during World War I.


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