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Smithsonian

By |2021-08-25T05:22:02+00:00August 14th, 2021|Lastest News|

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, represents a significant chapter in the Smithsonian’s history—its 175th anniversary.   As we join the Smithsonian and its partners and affiliates in commemorating this milestone, it is important to not only look back at where they have been, but also look ahead to what they have on the horizon. The African American Cultural Society [...]

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Tribute For Dr. Runoko Rashidi

By |2021-08-25T05:09:52+00:00August 11th, 2021|Lastest News|

Tribute For Dr. Runoko Rashidi Dr. Runoko Rashidi was an African American historian, born in California who spent his life traveling the world to connect the original Black people of Asia, Australia (surrounding islands), India and the Persian Gulf with their African brothers and sisters. He matriculated through the Los Angeles public school system, earned an undergraduate degree [...]

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AACS Salutes Women who have led the organization over the past 30 years.

By |2021-08-06T21:35:07+00:00August 6th, 2021|Lastest News|

Vivian Richardson Vivian Richardson is the first woman to serve in multiple leadership roles that included president and chairperson of the board of directors. She moved through the ranks over several years serving full terms as 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President under Walter Boone. She served as President 1/2007 - 12/2008. Following her election [...]

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New Roof

By |2021-08-06T20:13:19+00:00August 6th, 2021|Lastest News|

Wonderful News!! Our NEW roof is complete. We are grateful for all the hard work done by our Board of Directors led by Chairman Edmund G. Pinto, Jr., and our Executive Board lead by President Joe Matthews. We offer our heartfelt thanks to Blanche Valentine, our Center Administrator, for all the workarounds she had to do to keep [...]

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Two Women’s Readiness to Co-Found the Newsletter

By |2021-08-06T19:54:04+00:00August 6th, 2021|Lastest News|

The African American Cultural Society's (AACS) newsletter came on the heels of both Ida Sharpe (1933-2002) and Gertrude Blackwell's (1918-2012) readiness to co-found the publication. Mrs. Sharpe and Mrs. Blackwell are part of the African American Cultural Society's initiative honoring women who have made the African American Cultural Society a success.   Just one year after the [...]

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Juneteenth

By |2021-08-06T16:07:17+00:00August 6th, 2021|Lastest News|

The African American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS) aacspalmcoast.org is pleased to host our annual Juneteenth Program virtually for the second time. With this video we hope to increase your knowledge of Juneteenth and acknowledge the tremendous achievements and contributions of people who are of African descent. In addition, we wish to bring human beings across the globe closer, [...]

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Jeanette Wheeler

By |2021-08-06T15:33:34+00:00August 6th, 2021|Lastest News|

Jeanette B. Wheeler Periodically, we highlight one of our most productive members, this month’s selection is Mrs. Jeanette Wheeler. Jeanette is currently the Chairwoman of the Youth Black History Committee. This Committee has raised and distributed over $82,000 in scholarship since its inception. She is also a member of the Public Affairs Committee, the Membership Committee, [...]

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The Youth Black History Program Article in the Palm Coast Observer

By |2021-08-06T15:30:09+00:00August 6th, 2021|Lastest News|

                Jeanette B. Wheeler Once again, the Youth Black History Committee and the AACS youth delivers. The 2021 Youth Black History Reality Program was a huge success.  The Youth Black History Program participants present an annual program to the community reflecting what they have learned about Black History. Scholarships [...]

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