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Black History Month Celebration

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the City of Inglewood’s annual Black History Month celebration.  The event will take place on Saturday, February 21, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Darby Park located at 3400 West Arbor Vitae.  

Under the theme “We have an opportunity to make America a better place”, this year’s celebration offers an opportunity for all Americans to pay tribute to the significant and long-lasting contributions that African Americans have made.  The event is free to the public and will showcase the talents of our local youth including; praise dancers, spoken word artists and winners of the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Speech Contest.  Highlighting this year’s event is a presentation featuring the “Voices of the Past.”  This performance will include live portrayals of famous African American achievers.  

The event will also include an art exhibition and vendor arts and crafts booths.  For more information on this exciting event, please contact the City of Inglewood’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department – Cultural Office at (310) 412-8700.