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Black Fashion Designers Drop-In

African American creative holding their fingers at the camera as if framing the shot.

Monday, February 26, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Price: Free

Island Heights Library

121 Central Avenue
Island Heights, NJ 08732

Ocean County Library

Event Description

From traditional African attire to modern-day streetwear, black fashion has played a significant role in shaping global trends.

Learn about the impact black fashion designers have had throughout history, along with how their heritage inspired them and the clothing they created. 

Afterwards, create original paper doll fashions inspired by your heritage!

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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