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Toms River NAACP
Black History Month Celebration

Retro microphone against blur colorful light background for classic live New Jersey performance.

Saturday, February 17, 2024

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Price: Free

Ocean County Library:
Toms River Branch

101 Washington St
Toms River, NJ 08753

Ocean County Library

Event Description

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.

Additional Information

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.

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