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Christopher Davis illustrates Black History Month

Thurgood Marshall icon by Christopher DavisChristopher Davis likes to stay busy. He’s a member of the Extemporaneous Theatre Company comedy troupe and the guy behind Fresh Ground Comics (fan page on Facebook). He’s also a regular contributor to Birmingham Weekly, a freelance designer and an actor.

He’s also an illustrator who decided he’d leverage his Facebook presence and his artistic skills during Black History Month. Each day during February, Davis has posted an icon to a photo album on the popular social networking site that “represents moments in not just Black History, but American History.”

He’s done pieces illustrating everything from the Underground Railroad to the late Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth to Bessie Coleman, the 1st African American woman to stage a public flight in America. He’s still got six days to go.

Who knows, you may encourage him to do some other stuff too…

Crawfish Boil uses Facebook for t-shirt contest

The Schaeffer Eye Center Crawfish Boil is turning to the power of Facebook to help them select their t-shirt design for this year’s event. For those of you not on Facebook yet, or not following the event’s page on the social networking site, here’s the 411:

Beginning today (and through April 10), people are encouraged to submit one submission (not already submitted to another contest) with the words “2009 Schaeffer Eye Center Crawfish Boil” somewhere in the design, to the event’s page on Facebook using its “add photos” function. the design must be in a vector format, meaning you’ll want to download this software. Apparently all of the designs will be eligible to be printed as “regular” t-shirts, but the winning design will be the one that receives the most **VOTE** comments.

 The winning designer will receive a pair of VIP passes ($300 value); a gift certificate to the Merrell Store at The Summit & 6-month supply of vitaminwater sync.

If you’re interested, and on Facebook, head on over!