July 25, 2024

Hoyer Leads Black History Month Event

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer spoke at the 43rd annual Black History Month Breakfast earlier this month. The congressman has helped organize the event since its inception. He thanked colleague Rep. Glenn Ivey for joining him as co-chair.

Celebrating African Americans & the Arts During Black History Month

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joins the nation in celebrating African American history and culture.

Explore African American Schoolhouse, USCT Center

Explore

Visit the US Colored Troops (USCT) Interpretive Center and the Drayden African American Schoolhouse to explore the contributions of African Americans in St. Mary’s County during Black History Month.

Library to Host Black History Program

Library Black History

The Lexington Park Library will host “Soul of Langston,” a Black History Month performance from 2 to 3pm on Saturday, February 3, at the library on FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, MD.

Hoyer Hosts Black History Month Breakfast

Black History

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer spoke at the annual Black History Month Breakfast held earlier this month in Prince George’s County. The congressman has helped organize the event for 42 years.

Arts Council Hosts McNeill Photo Exhibit

McNeill

A special edition of the Leonardtown, MD, A&E Artist Spotlight series will feature the life and work of renowned American photographer Robert H. McNeill. The St. Mary’s County Arts Council is also hosting an exhibit of Mr. McNeill’s jazz photography at its gallery in town. The show will run throughout February.

Hoyer Marks Black History Month

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and Congressman Steny Hoyer joined the rest of the country in celebrating African-American history and culture.

Black History Month Exhibits in Lex Park

History

The public is encouraged to visit the US Colored Troops Interpretive Center in Lexington Park, MD, to explore the contributions of African-Americans in St. Mary’s County in honor of Black History Month.

RADM Barnett Keynotes Black History Event

Barnett

The importance of representation, identity, and diversity, particularly within the US Navy family, were the focus of a national virtual Black History Month event. RADM Stephen Barnett, commander of the Navy Region Northwest, was the keynote speaker.

VP Harris to Keynote Virtual Program

Harris

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced that the 40th annual Black History Month celebration will go virtual this year. It will take place at 10 am Feb. 27, 2021, and Vice President Kamala Harris will be the keynote speaker. The theme of this year’s celebration is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.”