Media Release

Profiles in Black History 2006

Tuesday, January 31, 2006 12:00 AM

The Alachua County Commission will celebrate Black History Month with the airing of “Profiles in Black History 2006.” The Alachua County Commission will honor five African Americans, who because of their contributions have enriched the lives of all of us in Alachua County.

Join the Alachua County Commissioners as they recognize and applaud the efforts of Nkwanda Jah, Edwin B. Dix, Dr. Cullen Banks, Pastor Kevin W. Thorpe, and Atkins W. Warren.

This ½ hour program will run on Channel 12 throughout the month of February. Initial times are as follows:

  • February 1st 8:00 p.m.
  • February 2nd 8:30 a.m.
  • February 2nd 1:00 p.m.
  • February 3rd 7:00 a.m.
  • February 3rd 8:00 p.m.

For additional times, please visit the Alachua County Communications website at and click on Channel 12 Schedule.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).