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Keno Lucas II will perform single about Black Wall Street.
Thursday, 22 July 2010 00:00

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Release – Jul 22, 2010 – ATLANTA, GA - Keno Lucas II will perform a new single Black Wall Street at a teen Hip HOPE No Violence Rally hosted by The National Alliance of Faith and Justice.  The music project is a collaboration between, The KENO (Kid Entrepreneurs Need Opportunities) Micro-Fund and CreaTive Spark performing arts school.  Keno Lucas II is the a kid entrepreneur and co-founder of The KENO Micro-Fund.  A portion of the profits generated from the sale of the single will be used to offer micro-loans to aspiring kid entrepreneurs.



WHO:

Adrienne Lance Lucas, Co-Founder The KENO Micro-Fund
Keno Lucas II, Co-Founder The KENO Micro-Fund
Jai Jones, Executive Creative Director CreaTive Spark
J. Holiday, R&B Artist
Addie Richburg, National President, National Alliance of Faith and Justice. Domestic Strategist, NABCJ
Kevin Jennings, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safe and Drug Free Schools. U.S. Department of Education
Djuan Smith, Pen or Pencil Foundation
Ms. Constance Curry, Author, Silver Rights
Dr. Bryan Walls, Author, The Road That Led To Somewhere

WHAT:

The Hip Hope No Violence Rally is the grand finale of a day organized by national nonprofit The Pen or Pencil Foundation.  By embracing education or the pencil, the chances of entering the penitentiary are greatly reduced.

In addition to the rally, Kevin Jennings, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the United States Department of Education will give opening remarks.  Constance Curry author of Silver Rights and Dr. Bryan Watts author of The Road That Led to Somewhere will be on hand to sign copies of their books.

WHEN:

Monday, July 26, 2010
9am – 4pm
US Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to address the student forum at 9:30am
Trey Best and Keno Lucas II perform at 3pm (J. Holiday attending)

WHERE:

Atlanta Hilton
255 Courtland Street NE,
Atlanta, GA 30303

Atlanta Businesswoman Adrienne Lance Lucas and her eleven-year old son, Keno Lucas II, founded the KENO Micro-Fund. The organization fosters, grows and nurtures businesses formed by Kid Entrepreneurs. Team KENO believes that when young people have a real and applicable understanding of financial literacy, legacy wealth creation, and business stewardship, they can change the world for good. For more information visit http://www.kenofund.org.

 
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