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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Black History Month Cultural Celebration to be held at PAHS on Monday, February 23

On February 23, 2009 at 6:30 p.m., Concerned Parents of PASD will host a Cultural Celebration in honor of Black History Month at the Phoenixville High School Auditorium. This event will feature a presentation on the history of the Underground Railroad within Phoenixville, a selection of Negro Spiritual hymns by the Phoenixville Area High School Choir, and the opportunity to purchase African-American art from selected vendors.

Our keynote message, The Dream Alive Program will be delivered by Mr. Joe Rogers, Colorado’s Former Lt. Governor, who served as the youngest lieutenant governor in the country and the highest ranking African American state elected official. The Dream Alive program is a special, nationally acclaimed live commentary by Joe Rogers in dedication to the life, memory and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the leaders of the Civil Rights movement. This powerful program with an enlightening message for today is an effort to help increase the understanding of the enormous contributions that Dr. King imparted to the nation and a reminder that his wisdom and vision are timeless.

Proceeds will assist the activities of Destinations with Directions, a program that is designed to increase awareness and motivate high potential, economically disadvantage students to pursue opportunities in higher education.

Please join us as we wrap up Black History month during this momentous occasion and make your personal commitment to “Keep the Dream Alive”.

Tickets are $10. For more information, contact Craig Parkinson at 484.927.5106 or LaTanya Grasty at 484.920.1163, or e-mail culturalcelebration@gmail.com. You can also visit the PASD website for more information.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know when the following Months are:
1. White (Caucasian) History Month?
2. Red (American Indian) History Month?
3. Yellow (Asian) History Month?

How about (pick-a-country)-American Day?

JW said...

I know you were trying to be cheeky but Google is your friend:

November is Native American Heritage Month
May is Asian/Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month
March is Irish-American Heritage Month
October 6th has been designated as German American Day in the United States, and from the middle of September to the middle of October, you can celebrate German American Heritage Month.

Anonymous said...

when is middle-aged white guy month?

Anonymous said...

wow!