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Leora Jackson
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Justice Week is Coming 2/21-2/27
J-Week 2016 What are you doing for Justice Week 2/21-2/27? JUSTICE WEEK 2016: Friday, February 26,
2016 – Saturday, February 27, 2016 Sponsored by Umoja Soul
Writers, the OMNI Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology, and #HandsUpNWA. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONT...
Justice Week 2016, in conjunction with Black History month, is a community-led initiative aimed at commemorating the fourth year anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin. Justice Week focuses on raising awareness to combat the numerous social justice issues impacting minorities in the ...
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Black Business Highlight Around the World!

Shaving Cream anyone? Try Bevel and it is made For Us, By Us!

Get it at Target!
By CEO Tristan Walker
TARGET to carry BEVEL Shaving Products Tristan Walker, CEO of Walker & Company Tristan Walker, 31 CEO Walker & Company Walker, 31, who will be among four tech-world panelists at USA TODAY's Change Agents Live event Sep...
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Its time for your Donations!
Please show your support for our youth as they walk and model the runway in their historical fashions.

Your donations help us to buy cultural gift items for our youth, provide for production cost, snacks and more.

There is a lot of work behind the scenes and we are all volunteering to help our kids model their characters for the community.

We are EXCITED and we can't wait to show you what we have been practicing.

Please sponsor us so we can do more for the BHM Showcase. 

Thanks,
BHM Showcase Committee
Umoja Soul NWA is hosting the Cultural Showcase with youth from low income minority families and adults performing skits, kids dressed as historical figures in a Fashion Show and a performance by the Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir. The purpose of the BHM Showcase is to bring the freedom of creative ...
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Launch Party Success for KDIV. See how you can help with the Voice of Diversity mission. Call or email Voice of Diversity for more info. Read the article for contact info.
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Are you ready to Party? 
Come to KDIV Launch Party Thursday night from 4:30-8pm and watch the Kentucky basketball game from Foghorns.

Its time to meet ...KDIV!
KDIV is the Radio you want to Meet!

Come out and join them!
KDIV 98.7 Voice of Diversity Launch Party is Happening Thursday Night Northwest Arkansas Diversity Family! If you don't have plans prior to the Arkansas/Kentucky game tomorrow, come out to the Voice of Diversity ...
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Umoja Soul Kids Fashion Show
Its time again for the Because of Them, WE Can Fashion Show Youth ages 3 and up and some Adults too, will get a chance to model historical people from the past and present Children will also be a part of the “Because of Them, We Can
Fashion Show in which ch...
Children will also be a part of the “Because of Them, We Can Fashion Show in which children will dress up similar to characters such as George Washington Carver, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, President Barack Obama, Michael Jackson, and more. It will allow diversity in which all races of children ...
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Kwanzaa Celebration in NWA
Kwanzaa NWA Celebration Habari Gani? Nia! Fayetteville, AR. Participants of the Kwanzaa Celebration
repeated the Swahili Word Nia (Purpose) thought out the evening as the hostess
led the program with Habari Gani” which means, Whats the News”  and the news w...
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Shaving Products for Men made by a Black Man
TARGET to carry BEVEL Shaving Products Tristan Walker, CEO of Walker & Company Tristan Walker, 31 CEO Walker & Company Walker, 31, who will be among four tech-world panelists at
USA TODAY's Change Agents Live event Sept. 29, says he's targeting a personal
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TARGET to carry BEVEL Shaving Products Tristan Walker, CEO of Walker & Company Tristan Walker, 31 CEO Walker & Company Walker, 31, who will be among four tech-world panelists at USA TODAY's Change Agents Live event Sep...
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BHM Showcase Sponsors and Vendors Wanted
BHM Showcase Sponsorship We invite you to participate in the inaugural BHM (Black History Month) Showcase under Umoja Soul NWA slated for Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 6-8pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Umoja Soul NWA is hosting the Cultural Showcas...
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Launch Party Success
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Party Success A spectacular gathering of community individuals came up to Foghorns for the
unveiling of the first Urban Black Radio station, KDIV 98.7, Voice of Diversity
in Fayetteville last Thursday evening. Members of the Board and CEO Reginald
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It's Time to PARTY with KDIV 98.7!
KDIV 98.7 Voice of Diversity Launch Party is Happening Thursday Night Northwest Arkansas Diversity Family! If you don't have plans prior to the Arkansas/Kentucky game tomorrow, come out to the Voice of Diversity KDIV 98.7 Radio Station launch party.  As the...
KDIV 98.7 Voice of Diversity Launch Party is Happening Thursday Night Northwest Arkansas Diversity Family! If you don't have plans prior to the Arkansas/Kentucky game tomorrow, come out to the Voice of Diversity ...
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MLK Events 1-18-16
MLK EVENTS Today Here are some more events for MLK Day! Get out and service. If you have kids, bring them to the Fayetteville Boys and Girls club to get some food serviced by Dwelling Place Church and they can sign up for the BHM Showcase. Volunteers will b...
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Springdale, AR 72764
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Memphis, TN 38116 - Marianna, AR
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Author, Poet, Editor, Entrepreneur, Single Mother, Hard of Hearing
Introduction
Hello! Thanks for reading my Profile Bio. I am an editor of the YDHAT (Young Deaf & Hard of Hearing Awareness Team) newsletter and Editor of the BBD (Black Business Directory of NWA) I am a member of the Umoja Soul Writers Group (USWG) and we are involved in numerous literacy projects and events in the NWA area. 

I am a graduate of Lee High School in Marianna AR and the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville with a MS in Rehabilitation Counseling.

I enjoy writing blogs, reporting on stories and love to inspire children by being a teacher or mentor.

I am an author, poet, editor, and mother of a 6 year old boy who is Hard of Hearing. I am Hard of Hearing also and have 3 siblings and 2 nieces who are Hard of Hearing. I am involved in the community, church and support disability issues, diversity issues and youth events.
Bragging rights
I wrote 2 books; Candy Apple, A Diverse Collection of Poems and Cotton Candy, Sweet Poems for the Soul. You can find these on Nook, Kindle, and other online sites. It is under the Pen Name F. L. Jones
Work
Occupation
PT Interpreter, Small Business Owner
Skills
Writing poems, songs, rapping (if needed :-) dramatic arts, sign language, dancing, and making up kid games spontaneously.
Employment
  • Springdales School
    Deaf Interpreter
  • Umoja Soul Publications
    Owner
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Female