Heritage Celebration Series presents 'African American Experience'

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Heritage Celebration Series presents 'African American Experience'

January 26, 2011

 Bruce T. Fisher
Bruce T. Fisher

In honor of Black History Month, the Heritage Celebration Series at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, presented by Bruce T. Fisher, will feature the “African American Experience: Buffalo Soldiers and the Civil War in Oklahoma.” Fisher will be speaking on Feb. 10 at 5:30 p.m. from Enid via ITV to Alva and Woodward locations.

The public is invited to attend this free event. It will be held at Northwestern-Enid in room 202, at Alva in Carter Hall, room 107; and at Woodward in room 144.

Fisher’s presentation will highlight the key role that African American Civil War soldiers played in Indian Territory. He also will discuss the 9th and 10th Cavalry.

Fisher was born in Chickasha and grew up in Oklahoma City. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Langston University and a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to study at the University of Ghana and the University of Nigeria in West Africa. He completed his master’s in history from Texas Southern University in Houston.

-NW-