Miss Black Louisiana USA 2018, Makeva Armant, will be part of this years’ annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras celebrations. She is a French teacher at McKinley Senior High School and pursuing a Masters of Arts in Teaching and Languages through on-line courses from the University of Southern Mississippi. Her hobbies include singing, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends. Her goal is to share her passion for languages, cultures and the wellness of the Black community with as many people as possible in order to spark the same interest in the many young people that she encounters as a professional. Armant will introduce Henry Turner Jr. at both the Mardi Gras VIP Festival Pre-Party on Thursday, February 8th at Henry Turner, Jr.’s Listening Heritage Museum and at 5th Annual Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival at North Boulevard Town Square on Saturday, February 10Read more »
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The CEO Mind Foundation will host “Womanhood 101: Girls EmPOWERed Program,” Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Eden Park Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Rd., 9am -noon.
The program will teach 10- to 14-year-old girls how to build self-awareness, social and emotional competencies, how to cultivate self-respect and personal responsibility, and how to make informed choices.
Speakers include Siedda Hebert, Paula Hutchinson, Imanni Sheppard, and Miss Black East Baton Rouge 2017 Makeva Armant.
They will discuss self-esteem, positive connections, self-love, and entrepreneurship. Although the event is free, registration is required. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
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