Friday, February 08, 2013

February 24, Sunday -  2nd Annual NAACP Black Church Sunday, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, located 2101 22nd Ave. So. in St. Pete.Gospel Choirs from St. Joseph's, St. Petersburg and St. Peter Claver in Tampa will inspire and enliven all who attend. Refreshments will be served following this Black History Celebration.  3-5P.  

African American History Month presents a special opportunity to learn about the struggles, achievements, and contributions of generations of African Americans.

This year, our nation commemorates two important events: the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and the 1963 March on Washington. 

In an exhibition that runs until September 15, the Smithsonian explores the accomplishments and limitations of these two events and their impact on American history. You can view the exhibition online or visit the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.

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