Black History Celebrations Around Huntingon

The Tri-CYA is hosting a Black History Month celebration Thursday evening at Jack Abrams STEM Magnet Intermediate School.

Dr. Jonathan Lightfoot, director of Hofstra University’s Center for Race, Culture and Social Justice, will be the keynote speaker at the program, which begins at 7 p.m. The program is subtitled “Learning from the Past, to Build a Better Future.”

The Town of Huntington and the South Huntington school district plan a celebration on Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m.  at Walt Whitman High School.


The Heckscher Museum of Art will host a Black History celebration focusing on art. “An Artistic Fusion of Heritage and Culture” will feature artwork and poetry by students from Walt Whitman and Huntington High Schools. The program scheduled for Feb. 24-25, noon-5 p.m.

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