Tuesday, February 20, 2024
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ferry Ave - Meeting Room A Riletta L. Cream Library
852 Ferry Ave.
Camden, NJ 08104
Camden County Library System
Hear the story of James Banning and his co-pilot Thomas Allen, who were the first African-American aviators to fly across the USA. After the story, there is a paper airplane contest.
This event is ideal for attendees ages 5-14.
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.