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Black History Month program Friday

The 11th annual local celebration of Black History Month has been planned for 6:30 p.m. Friday, February 9, at the Cultural Arts Center in downtown Mount Vernon.

Connie Rhymes-Johnson, an area educator and president of the local area chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will be the featured speaker. For more information, see the February 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.