On February 25th, Blackburn Foundation Vice President, and Dallas ISD Trustee, Dr. Lew Blackburn, hosted a reception to celebrate the work of African American Educators in Dallas ISD. The guest performer was Dallas ISD student, Skye Turner, recently seen on the Steve Harvey television show with Pattie LaBelle. The speakers were Shirley Ison-Newsome, former Dallas ISD Associate Superintendent, and Cora Garner, a first-year DeSoto ISD teacher.