is the loving husband to Monica Davis and son to Kalon. He is a facilitator of History, motivational speaker, and author. He is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. Edmond Davis possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Geography and a Master’s Degree in History with an emphasis on Slavery, U.S. History since 1877 and the African-American Experience. Mr. Davis is the author of several articles and journals.
Davis is also published with Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture under Milton Pitts Crenchaw & Arkansas Original Tuskegee Airmen: 1940-1946 (AOTA). In the winter of 2008 Davis was awarded a grant by the Black History Commission of Arkansas to further research the airmen of Arkansas. This information will be marketed and used by all levels of education in the state of Arkansas. He has taught at the University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR), Pulaski Technical College ¤tly at Arkansas Baptist College.
Edmond Davis is also a proud member of Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship Incorporated where he is the current National Vice Chair of the History Committee and a charter member of the Central Arkansas Graduate Chapter. He is also on the editorial board for the organizations’ commemorative 50th anniversary book called, “IN BLACK AND WHITE.” Davis was a member Grambling State University Alumni Association (Central Arkansas Chapter), The Louisiana Tech University Alumni Association, & has worked closely with the Judge Robert Decatur Chapter (Arkansas) of the Tuskegee Airmen Incorporated (TAI). Edmond is a co-founding/charter member (along with 13 others) of the MYTHSLAYERS Motor Cycle club, a socially responsible motorcycle organization in Little Rock that promotes positive images of male role-models by way of busting urban and stereotypical myths in the community.
In 2008, Edmond Davis was a panelist on the campus of Philander Smith College called, “The Black Male initiative” and it was sponsored by the “SAY IT LOUD” program and its founder the multi-talented author & Editor Mr. Patrick Oliver. Edmond Davis is also a member of the Little Rock Chapter of the Black Male Development Symposium. Edmond Davis has been a panelist for the 2007 Delta Sigma Theta “Delta Presents” Personal Development Program in December 2007. On May 25, 2008 Edmond Davis was the keynote speaker for the 12th Operation “Skyhook” sponsored by the Black Pilots of America (BPA Inc.) in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Edmond Davis was featured on page 35 of the winter edition of LOVE&LIFE Magazine.
On February 26, 2009, Davis along with Milton Crenchaw gave presentations on the Tuskegee Airmen in Pocahontas, Arkansas at Black River Technical College and the Eddie Mae Herron Cultural Center. In June 2008, Davis spoke at the Arkansas Historic Museum for their 2008 “Profiles in Black Arkansas History” program. He is a member of the Arkansas Historical Association and the Pulaski County Historical Society. Davis was the first president of the Milton P. Crenchaw Aviation Training Academy (MPCATA Inc) in Sherrill, Arkansas.
The Non-Profit aviation school is located on the grounds of Mr. Willie C. Smith of Smith’s International Airport. Professor Davis was also a presenter at the 63rd Annual State NAACP Convention of Arkansas on September 13Th, 2008. Davis was one of several moderators for the Arkansas Black History Quiz bowl competition in 2009 and 2010 this year in Little Rock. He gave a historical presentation for the NAACP at the “Rebirth Celebration of Juneteenth” festival on Ninth Street on June, 20 2009. Davis also holds a seat as a Board of Directors member for The Weekend Theater (TWT) where he is the Chair of the Diversity Committe.
He is also a Aerospace Education Center (AEC) Board Member. “100 Years of Aviation History in Arkansas” was name of presentation he gave at the Governor’s Aerospace Summit on March 18, 2010. Davis is currently the AEC’s Arkansas Centennial of Flight Celebration Planning Committee Chair for 2010. Davis was also a 2010-2012 speaker at the NAACP’s Juneteenth celebration in Little Rock, Arkansas. This event was sponsored by the Little Rock and Arkansas branches of the NAACP.