The Utica/Oneida County Branch NAACP is set to kick off Black History Month 2019 with its annual program at the History Center, set for Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 at 1 pm.
The program will feature guest speakers, music, and a variety of entertainment. This local celebration follows the 2019 national theme, Black Migrations, which emphasizes the movement of people of African descent to new destinations and subsequently to new social realities.
The annual event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The Utica/Oneida County Branch NAACP is a Civil Rights Advocacy organization. The purpose of the Utica/Oneida County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People shall be to improve the political, educational, social and economic status of minority groups; to eliminate racial prejudice; to keep the public aware of the adverse effects of racial discrimination; and to take lawful action to secure its elimination, consistent with the efforts of the national organization and in conformity with the articles of Incorporation of the Association, its Constitution and By-Laws, and as directed by the National Board of Directors
For more information call 315-796-2512.