Public Invited to Event Recognizing Black History Month
The public is invited to join Governor Jack Markell as he officially proclaims February as Black History Month in Delaware at an event on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Dover.
The commemoration will include remarks by author Orlando Camp who was one of the “Milford Eleven,” a group of African-American students who sought to be integrated into the Milford School District in 1954. His book on the subject, co-written with Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee, was recently released.
Also, a new display of photos and document facsimiles which help tell the story of the African-American educational journey in Delaware will be on view.
This event is free and open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, February 2, 2012, 11 – 11:45 a.m.
Questions? Contact Christopher Portante at (302) 857-3038 or firstname.lastname@example.org