Judge Waymond Brown to speak at Black History program

The Tau Sigma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host an “Honoring Black History” program at 7 p.m. today. The free, open event will be held in the L.A. Davis Sr. Student Union lounge.

Judge Waymond Brown, District 7 Appellate Court judge, will be the speaker.

A lifelong resident of Pine Bluff, Brown is an active member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where he serves as a deacon. He is also a member of the NAACP. Brown received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from UAPB and continued his education by earning his law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. He has served as chief legal counsel for the Arkansas Employment Security Department, chief deputy prosecuting attorney, deputy prosecuting attorney for Jefferson and Lincoln counties and tax accountant for Phillips Petroleum Company. He was appointed by the Supreme Court Chief Justice to serve on the Arkansas Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission and the Supreme Court Committee for Continuing Legal Education.

For more information about the program, call 870-575-7063.