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NHCS announce African American History Month activities

To celebrate the African American History Month, New Hanover County Schools have planned activities throughout the month. (Source: WECT) To celebrate the African American History Month, New Hanover County Schools have planned activities throughout the month. (Source: WECT)
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

To celebrate African American History Month, New Hanover County Schools have planned several activities throughout the month.

On Wednesday, representatives from St. Luke AME Zion Church and community members visited Gregory Elementary School to share stories with students.

On Feb. 8, students from New Hanover High School and Laney High School will attend a workshop with the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Students from Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus and Pender counties will also be attendance for the workshop, which will take place at Kenan Auditorium at UNCW. The hour-long workshop, which is sponsored by the Countywide Community Development Corporation Humanities and Arts Committee, will include a brief lesson on the history of the ballets.

On Feb. 26, community leaders have been invited to read literature by African American authors to students at Sunset Park Elementary School.

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