Bailey to keynote Rosa Parks Awards tonight

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Bailey to keynote Rosa Parks Awards tonight

Dr. Julius Bailey, a philosophy professor at Wittenberg University, will speak at the “Rosa Parks Awards” 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Smittcamp Alumni House (2625 E. Matoian Way). Fresno State students, faculty and staff will be honored in art, academics, group/organization community service and leadership at the free, public event that is part of the university’s observance of National Black History Month. Bailey, the former education spokesperson for the Rainbow Push Coalition, will discuss the month’s theme “Black Women in American History and Culture.” INFO: The Central Valley Cultural Heritage Institute at 559.278.6946 and Dr. Julius Bailey’s Website. NOTES: A step show originally scheduled March 3 in downtown Fresno, has been canceled and a screening of the movie “The Help,” scheduled Sunday March 4, has been postponed to March 25.