Black History Month Updates

New York – McDonald’s Franchise Owner Brian Hairston inspires film audience at private screening of Jesse Owens bio feature film, “Race.” Download and read the New York Beacon article (PDF)

North Texas – McDonald’s of Greater North Texas Hosts African American Read-In Events (North Dallas Gazette) http://northdallasgazette.com/2016/02/27/mcdonalds-of-greater-north-texas-hosts-african-american-read-in-events/

Louisville, KY – McDonald’s celebrates Black History Month by honoring students (WLKY.com) http://www.wlky.com/news/mcdonalds-celebrates-black-history-month-by-honoring-students/38186638

Atlanta – Greater Atlanta McDonald’s Restaurants Kick Off “Nuggets of Knowledge” Program in Celebration of Black History Month (Business Wire) http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160201005955/en/Greater-Atlanta-McDonald%E2%80%99s-Restaurants-Kick-%E2%80%9CNuggets-Knowledge%E2%80%9D

Arizona – McDonald’s Franchise Owner and Family partner with NAACP to provide scholarships to African-American students – http://adairfamilyfoundation.org

Corporate America – Black History Month Marks Major Milestone This Year (Bloomberg/BNA) http://www.bna.com/black-history-month-b57982067357/