Hord News Update

Fred Hord, Chair of Africana Studies, and Executive Director of the (ABCC) Association for Black Culture Centers, was a special guest at the 50th Anniversary celebration of Third World Press. He presented at the main session on culture, and served as moderator. He was recently selected for the Minority Access National Role Model Award in the nation’s capitol; that honor had been given in the past to recipients such as former Attorney General Eric Holder. Hord’s poem, “To a Black Father After Fifty,” was published in African American Review, the Modern Language Association’s journal.