Black History Month celebrations continue in Monroe

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Commemorating Black History Month in the Ark-La-Miss.

So far, many groups in the area have organized events paying tribute to African-Americans past and present. 

With less than two weeks left in the month of February the celebration of events is continuing. 

On Wednesday, Louisiana Delta Community College is presenting “African-Americans in Times of War” featuring Mayor Jamie Mayo, the Grambling State University Dance Company and other guests. 

The Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum will host their annual salute to celebration on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. The exhibit “The Original Traveling Black Inventors Museum” will feature more than 100 black inventors. Costs: (Students $1.00) (Family $3.00)

As tradition, the annual Renaissance Committee Black Heritage Parade will be held in Monroe. The parade line-up starts Saturday at 7 a.m. at intersection of Washington Boulevard and North 6th Street. 

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