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Black History Month

African-American couple viewing movie at New Jersey cinema event.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library - Lakewood Branch

301 Lexington Ave
Lakewood, NJ 08701

Ocean County Library

Event Description

From Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson to Mae Jemison and Shirley Chisholm, many black pioneers have decorated history by pushing the boundaries of what was expected of them.

Learn about their contributions, challenges, and legacies in an inspirational and motivating documentary.

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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