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Bob Ray Sanders to speak to Friends of the UT Arlington Library

News Release — 17 March 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media contact: Sue Stevens, Senior Media Relations Officer, 817-272-3317, sstevens@uta.edu

ARLINGTON - Bob Ray Sanders, associate editor and senior columnist at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, will speak at the Friends of the UT Arlington Library meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 26, on the sixth floor of the Central Library. The meeting is co-sponsored by the UT Arlington African-American Faculty and Staff Association.

 Sanders began his journalism career at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and worked in public broadcasting at KERA-TV, where he served as reporter, producer, station manager and vice president. A 1969 graduate of the University of North Texas, he is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists. He serves on the board of Community Hospice of Texas, Documentary Arts Inc. in Dallas and on the advisory boards of the AIDS Outreach Center of Tarrant County and Goodwill Industries Inc. 

Sanders will be speaking about his recently published book Calvin Littlejohn: Portrait of a Community in Black and White (TCU Press, 2009).  

The meeting is free and open to the public.  Copies of the book will be sold and autographed at the meeting.  Contact Betty Wood at 817-272-7421 or bwood@uta.edu to RSVP or for more information.

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