Saturday, February 17, 2024
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ocean County Library:
Toms River Branch
101 Washington St
Toms River, NJ 08753
Ocean County Library
Celebrate Black History Month with a food tasting and entertainment by vocalist Rhonda Denét and the Silver Fox Songs Trio, as they perform "Songs of Liberation & Love."
This musical showcase pays homage to African-American luminaries who harnessed their artistic talents to uplift, educate, and inspire through the powerful medium of music.
Embark on a journey that traverses the genres of gospel, jazz, soul, and pop, featuring timeless classics by legends such as Mahalia Jackson, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, and more.
Sponsored by the Toms River Area NAACP and the Friends of the Ocean County Library.
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.