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Black History Month Celebration in Montgomery County set for February 20th

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Saturday, February 20th, 2021, the Montgomery County Government along with the City of Clarksville, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville Housing Authority, and Clarksville Hispanic American Family Foundation have joined together to host an educational and fun Black History Special Event from noon to 3:00pm in Veterans Plaza, located at 350 Pageant Lane.

Black History Month

The event will feature performances honoring Black history from the 1940s through 2020, including the storytelling of Black heroes, artists, and inventors. Music, poetry, and dance will also be a part of the celebration.

A variety of vendors and food trucks will be on-site and there will be outdoor warming stations.

Temperature checks and CDC social distancing guidelines, including mask-wearing will be required at the outdoor event.

“Our goal is to capture the beautiful and rich contributions of Black Americans. There are so many people that we’ve never learned about,” said Montgomery County Diversity and Training Officer Michelle Lowe. “I hope the community will come out and join the fun.”

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