Black History Month
HAMMOND | Hammond Morton High School's Committee for the Promotion of African American History club performed an event in celebration of Black History Month. Teachers and sponsors for the club are Robert Hall and Julie Kopanda.
Storytellers Mama Edie, Mama Vivian and Al Travaglini, superintendent of District 168, at Wagoner Elementary School in Sauk Village celebrating Black History Month.
SAUK VILLAGE | On Feb. 8, Wagoner School kicked off Black History Month by welcoming Mama Edie and Mama Vivian.
Hannah Mae Cherry, center, one of Hammond's eldest African-American residents, is given a Black History Month Merit of Honor award Tuesday during a celebration of Black History Month at Hammond City Hall. Mistresses of ceremonies Albertine Dent, left, and Fran Alexander assist Cherry with th…
Lula Mae Owens, center, one of Hammond's eldest African-American residents, is helped up by mistresses of ceremonies Albertine Dent, left, and Fran Alexander to receive her Black History Month Merit of Honor award Tuesday during a celebration of Black History Month at Hammond City Hall.
Eliza Sims, right, one of Hammond's eldest African-American residents, and her great-grandson Darrell Hildreth, right, pray Tuesday during a celebration of Black History Month at Hammond City Hall. Sims was given a Black History Month Merit of Honor award during the celebration.
It’s that time of year again. Black History Month -- when schools across America adorn their hallways with African-American icons and Civil Rights champions. When classrooms discuss Martin Luther King’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech and appreciate the courage of Rosa Parks and others.
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EAST CHICAGO | February is Black History Month! The East Chicago Public Library is celebrating by showing a special movie in celebration of African American Heritage. Come join us on Thursday, February 28th at 5 PM at the Pastrick Branch, 1008 W. Chicago Avenue. The event is free and open to…
Artwork honoring Black History Month is on display at the Chicago Heights City Hall through February. Pictured from left are Union Street Gallery artist Michelle Owens, Union Street Gallery Director Jessica Segal, Chicago Heights Mayor David A. Gonzalez, Chicago Heights resident and Union St…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | To honor Black History Month, city officials invited Union Street Gallery artists to display their original works at City Hall, 1601 Chicago Road, according to a news release from the city.
GARY | In recognition of Black History Month celebrated during February, Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and community to participate in this annual observance through the following events and opportunities:
LAPORTE | “The Underground Railroad in La Porte County” will be presented by Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian, at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum meeting room, Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. This has been changed from the 9th as originally reported. This w…
GARY | In recognition of Black History Month, Indiana University Northwest has planned a series of events.
CALUMET CITY | Lincoln School began its celebration of Black History Month with Greta Pope.
Singer Greta Pope is seen with Lincoln Elementary School eighth-grader Jada Akis, who is an aspiring lawyer. Pope performed for the students at the Calumet City school as part of a Black History Month celebration.
GARY | In recognition of Black History Month, and in support of the African American Achievers Youth Corps Inc. and Brothers Keeper shelter, Louise Lee will sponsor a historical musical production, “Women of the Arts,” at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Glen Theater, 20 W. Ridge Road.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting several events in February in celebration of Black History Month. All events will take place on the college’s main campus, at 202 S. Halsted St.
EAST CHICAGO | "The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond" is the theme for the African American Heritage Program celebrating Black History Month at the East Chicago Public Library. The public is invited to attend this FREE special program featuring Spiritual Feet Dance Co., Dunimus Productions and …
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