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Black History Month events at Halton District School Board

Black History Month events at Halton District School Board

The man continued to dominate in the academic field, earning himself a Bachelor of Literature degree from Berea College, Kentucky, an honours from the University of Chicago and a history PhD at Harvard.

"A lot of people think Black History Month is about athletes and inventors; it's more than that", Brittney Yancy, president of the BSU, said in a news release.

In its second year, the lyceum, named in Woodson's honor, now focuses on educating West Virginians about critical issues surrounding education and freedom of expression, especially pertaining to minorities of color and of different ethnicities, and the Black History Month events largely reflect its mission.

Woodson, who the U.S. Department of State recognizes as the "father of black history", spent most of his formative years in the state.

Additionally, the "Black History Month Annual Food Taster", will take place which will feature southern comfort food, at 3 p.m. February 6 at the Wesley.

With the opening of Mississippi's Civil Rights Museum in December, a new generation of Mississippians have a wonderful opportunity to dig deeper into the yet-to-be-discovered riches of our state's black history.

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"A History of Music Celebration" is a multi-media experience that will take audience members on a musical journey through black history in recognition of Black History Month, which is celebrated during February. He also wrote books such as A Century of Negro Migration, The History of the Negro Church, and The Negro in Our History.

The official kick-off happens Saturday (Feb. 3, noon to 2 p.m.) at the Central Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library from noon to 3 p.m.

Google said the Doodle was designed by Virginia-based illustrator Shannon Wright and developed in collaboration with the Black Googlers Network.

She said she hopes she lives her life so somebody would be inspired and want to pursue the endeavors she did.

"People should know of Woodsons contribution to Black History Month and the preservation of black history", Scott said. Its popular Arts and Culture app lets users explore art, historical artifacts and stories related to African-American history and culture in America.


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