May 20, 2022

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RADM Barnett Keynotes Black History Event


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


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.”

Hoyer: Honor Heroes of the Past, Focus on the Present

Black History Month

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer on Black History Month: “While we pay tribute each February to the heroes of the past, this year our focus is rightly on the present.”

Black Migration Is Subject of Breakfast Event

Black Migration

With a theme of Black Migration, the 38th annual Black History Month Breakfast hosted by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer was held Feb. 17, 2019.

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.

Hoyer Speaks at Black History Month Breakfast

Make It In America

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer celebrated Black History Month by attending the 36th annual Black History Month breakfast early in February.

CSM Events Highlight Black History Month

Equality CSM Events

The College of Southern Maryland is planning events for Black History Month. The college’s Institutional Equity and Diversity Office will host a documentary screening and discussion of “13th” and a visit by Jimmy Bland, a baseball hall of famer and veteran, who will share his experiences in the Negro League and the US Army.

Hoyer: Fight to Ensure Equality for All

Equality CSM Events

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer urged Americans to remember all of the people who have fought for justice and equality as we celebrate Black History Month.

Sotterley Presents ‘Slavery, Resistance and Freedom’

Sotterley slave cabin

In honor of Black History Month, Sotterley Plantation is pleased to offer the second of five 2nd Saturday Series presentations.