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Date:
February 22, 2020
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:
Sportspark
Address:
Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
Cost:
Free and open to the public.
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Roosevelt Island Youth Center - Black History Month Celebration

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The R.I. Youth Center will host its 2nd Annual Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, February 22nd at 4 PM inside the multipurpose room located at Sportspark (250 Main Street). The free event will explore pieces from the recent New York Times article: The 1619 Project, and how this event still has an impact on African American culture today. Through live performances, artwork and poetry, participants of the youth center will explore important points of African American history, highlighting their struggle for freedom and equality while also showcasing their many accomplishments. This event is open to the public.