Heritage Celebration Series to feature Bruce T. Fisher

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Heritage Celebration Series to feature Bruce T. Fisher

February 12, 2013

 Bruce T. Fisher
Bruce T. Fisher

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Heritage Celebration Series presents Bruce. T. Fisher to speak on Monday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m., in room 220 at Northwestern-Enid, 2929 E Randolph. Fisher’s presentation, “Tracing Our Roots: African-American Experiences in Oklahoma,” will be delivered through ITV to Northwestern-Alva in Carter Hall, room 107, and Industrial Education, room 129; in Woodward, room 114, and in Ponca City, room 112.

Fisher’s presentation is free and open to the public.

His presentation will highlight a number of interesting African-American historical events. The lecture will feature rare video footage of historically black towns in Oklahoma.

Fisher was born in Chickasha and grew up in Oklahoma City. He received 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.

Presently, Fisher is a curator for the African-American exhibit in the Oklahoma History Center. He is the son of civil rights pioneer Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher.

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