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GOD is pleased with humility and Godly service to others. He is our Father and we must please Him. Work together to exchange, expose & explain, to understand and expand. 3/6/2010


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Edmond W. Davis biography
 
Edmond Davis is the loving husband to Monica Davis and son to Kalon.  His is a facilitator of History, motivational speaker, and author.  He is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Edmond Davis possesses a Bachelor's Degree in History and Geography and a Master's Degree in History with an emphasis on Slavery, U.S. History since 1877 and the African-American Experience.  Mr. Davis is the author of several articles and journals.  His latest entry is on the website: www.blackpast.org and his entry is Arkansas Baptist College.  Davis is also published with Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture under Milton Pitts Crenchaw & Arkansas Original Tuskegee Airmen: 1940-1946 (AOTA).   In the winter of 2008 Davis was awarded a grant by the Black History Commission of Arkansas to further research the airmen of Arkansas.  This information will be marketed and used by all levels of education in the state of Arkansas.  He has taught at the University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR), Pulaski Technical College &currently at Arkansas Baptist College.  Edmond Davis is also a proud member of Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Incorporated where he is the current National Vice Chair of the History Committee and a charter member of the Central Arkansas Graduate Chapter.  He is also on the editorial board for the organizations' commemorative 50th anniversary book called, "IN BLACK AND WHITE." Davis was a member Grambling State University Alumni Association (Central Arkansas Chapter), The Louisiana Tech University Alumni Association, & has worked closely with the Judge Robert Decatur Chapter (Arkansas) of the Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated (TAI).   Edmond is a co-founding/charter member (along with 13 others) of the MYTHSLAYERS Motor Cycle club, a socially responsible motorcycle organization in Little Rock that promotes positive images of male role-models by way of busting urban and stereotypical myths in the community.  In 2008, Edmond Davis was a panelist on the campus of Philander Smith College called, "The Black Male initiative" and it was sponsored by the "SAY IT LOUD" program and its founder the multi-talented author & Editor Mr. Patrick Oliver.  Edmond Davis is also a member of the Little Rock Chapter of the Black Male Development Symposium.  Edmond Davis has been a panelist for the 2007 Delta Sigma Theta "Delta Presents" Personal Development Program in December 2007.  On May 25, 2008 Edmond Davis was the keynote speaker for the 12th Operation "Skyhook" sponsored by the Black Pilots of America (BPA Inc.) in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.   Edmond Davis was featured on page 35 of the winter edition of LOVE&LIFE Magazine.  On February 26, 2009, Davis along with Milton Crenchaw gave presentations on the Tuskegee Airmen in Pocahontas, Arkansas at Black River Technical College and the Eddie Mae Herron Cultural Center.  In June 2008, Davis spoke at the Arkansas Historic Museum for their 2008 "Profiles in Black Arkansas History" program.  He is a member of the Arkansas Historical Association and the Pulaski County Historical Society.  Davis was the first president of the Milton P. Crenchaw Aviation Training Academy (MPCATA Inc) in Sherrill, Arkansas.  The Non-Profit aviation school is located on the grounds of Mr. Willie C. Smith of Smith's International Airport.  Professor Davis was also a presenter at the 63rd Annual State NAACP Convention of Arkansas on September 13Th, 2008.  Davis was one of several moderators for the Arkansas Black History Quiz bowl competition in 2009 and 2010 this year in Little Rock.  He gave a historical presentation for the NAACP at the "Rebirth Celebration of Juneteenth" festival on Ninth Street on June, 20 2009.  Davis also holds a seat as a Board of Directors member for The Weekend Theater (TWT) where he is the Chair of the Diversity Committe.  He is also a Aerospace Education Center (AEC) Board Member.  "100 Years of Aviation History in Arkansas" was name of presentation he gave at the Governor's Aerospace Summit on March 18, 2010.  Davis is currently the AEC's Arkansas Centennial of Flight Celebration Planning Committee Chair for 2010.  Davis was also a 2010-2012 speaker at the NAACP's Juneteenth celebration in Little Rock, Arkansas.  This event was sponsored by the Little Rock and Arkansas branches of the NAACP.
 
Below are a few links that Edmond Davis is connected to.
 
YOUTUBE VIDEOS:
 
Aviate Through Knowledge Productions, LLC. company website
 
www.aviatethroughknowledge.com 
 
 
HUBPAGE:

 http://hubpages.com/_1z6uh9tkertbq/profile/Edmond+W.+Davis

 

Published Articles on BlackPast.org

http://www.blackpast.org/?q=contributor/davis-edmond

 

 

 

 

Birth Place
Philadelphia, PA United States
Accomplishments

Edmond Davis is a highly regarded, educator, researcher, author, historian, motivational speaker, biographer, Speechwriter, and academic advisor. He has lectured at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) and now currently teaches and is a academic advisor at Arkansas Baptist College. He is a lifelong member of the Phi Alpha Theta National Historical Society. Mr. Davis has also served at Chapter secretary of Groove Phi Groove S.F.I. Tiger V affilate & currently serves as National Vice-Chair to the History Committee 2008-2009. View the National Website for more information at http://www.gphig.org/index.php?mod=coast&id=22 Mr. Davis has met with U.S. Senator Mark Pryor in Washington D.C. regarding Flight Programs at Colleges & Universities in Arkansas. Mr. Davis has spoke in the State Capitol building in front of the Governor of Arkansas Mike Beebe about the accomplishments of the Famed Tuskegee Airmen. Edmond Davis is responsible for the entry of the Honorable Milton Crenchaw to the Arkansas Black Hall Of Fame in 2007 & the Encyclopedia Of Arkansas History & Culture along with authoring the articles on The Original Tuskegee Airmen Of Arkansas.

2008: Grant by the Black History Commission

Additional Information

Speaking Fees Fee Schedule: (effective January 1, 2010) Continental U.S. & Canada *Local Engagement.....................$500 *Non-Local Engagement.............$1000 International...............................$1,500 *Local Range: within 50 miles of Little Rock, Arkansas *Non-Local Range: more than 50 miles from Little Rock, Arkansas *Time: Keynotes up to 90 minutes, anything below that is half price *Expenses: Included in his fees are gas, meals (vegetarian), entertainment Not included are guests and incidentals, airfare, and lodging Churches and children events are not charged, but donations are accepted. An exhibit/book table may be needed for display availabilities etc. Please see video of Edmond's speeches below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOl7a1Zg8bQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPUb7W7Znyg&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nk7LLj6yAYs&feature=related "Don't put a period. Where God has a comma," Edmond W. Davis Professor of History, Arkansas Baptist College Founder, the Edmond Davis Collection (Arkansas Tuskegee Airmen memorabilia) Public Speaker, and Author Past National Vice-Chair of History, Groove Phi Groove, S.F.I Board member, Aerospace Education Center (AEC) Board member, The Weekend Theater 318-243-9133 (Direct) edmond@aviatethroughknowledge.com

Contact Information
Arkansas Baptist College
1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive Little Rock
Little Rock AR 72202   United States
Contact Author: Edmond Davis
Favorite Links

Edmond Davis Former Trio Scholar mentor and Advisor
Trios Scholar Profile and edu-biographical information courtesy of Pulaski Technical College.

Black Past's website with bio, and articles
This website is a hub for American History and Black History from all over the world.

Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Incorporated National Website
This server is the National website for Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Inc. It features the mission, History, and fellowman of Groove. Please view.

Pioneering African-American aviators featuring the Tuskegee Airmen of Arkansas
Company and book website






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