Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Black History Month essay: Elite groups help us reach potential (by Ta'Tiana Jenkins)

Black History Month essay: Elite groups help us reach potential -

About the Author

Ta'Tiana Jenkins is a 14-year-old freshman at Paramus Catholic Regional High School, where she is on the dance and soccer teams.  She lives in New City, NY with her parents, Bro. Carl and Tonya Jenkins, both educators.  She is active in multiple sports activities; soccer, dance, softball, basketball, volleyball, tennis and karate (she is a second-degree black belt).

Jenkins is also involved with Naomi's Program of Excellence Inc. and the Rockland County chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc.  She is also involved with the Delta Academy (mentoring program) and the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson.  Her dream is to become a teacher, business owner, or possibly design buildings.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Charles Drew Blood Drive - Black History Month (2012)

The Brothers of the Xi Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Pilgrim Baptist Church will be hosting a Black History Month - Charles Drew Blood Drive on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10:00AM to 2:30PM. Please eat well and drink fluids before you donate.  Please bring photo or signature ID.
Medical Eligibility Questions? Call 1.800.688.0900.  Please sign-up to donate on-line at:

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012
Time: 10:00AM - 2:30PM
Location: Pilgrim Baptist Church - 80 North Franklin Street, Nyack, NY
Contact: or Bro. Richard Clarke at 917.882.7241

ROAD Mentoring Program - Black History Month

On Saturday, February 11, 2012, The Brothers of the Xi Lambda Lambda Chapter will host its annual ROAD Black History Month mentoring program at the Rockland Community College Multi-Purpose room (located in the Student Union Building).  The theme of this year's program is "The African American Male in the 21st Century". The guest speakers for the program will be retired Chicago Bears Defensive Back and current New York Giants strength and conditioning coach, Marcus Paul; and Assistant Principal, Daryl Mack of Yonkers Public Schools.

Rockland Community College
Student Union Mult-Purpose Room
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901

Contact: ROAD Chairman, Bro. Carl Jenkins