"Currie Ballard, A Life Story that Enriches Us All" was first aired on Sunday October 16th 2011. Our Guest was Currie Ballard, Member, Oklahoma Bardon and Parole Board.
Our topics included:
- What he has been doing recently
- His early years, what he experienced and how it affected him
- When and why he left Los Angeles
- In 2010, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Historian Hall of Fame, kinds of historical preservation activities he enjoys doing
- His immediate family's difficulties with the law and the Black Panther movement
- How he came to move to Oklahoma – hos educational years at Langston University
- The series "The Ebony Chronicles"
- Discuss his service on the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission
- Discuss President Hollaway of Langston and how he became Historian in Residence at Langston in 1993
- Discuss his appointment to the Pardon and Parole Board by Governor Frank Keating
- His second appointment to the Pardon and Parole Board and how his life experiences affect his work on the Pardon and Parole Board
- His fascination with collecting butterflies
Currie Ballard, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers