Readers are Leaders celebrate Black History Month

POSTED: 02/29/16 6:07 PM

St. Maarten News – The Readers are Leaders Club at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library hosts its’ 6th annual Black History Month celebration under the theme Embrace Your Race. This event will be taking place tomorrow from 5 to 7.30 p.m.

“All teenagers are invited to come out, it will be a celebration; various high school and university students have come together to showcase our African Ancestry and Heritage in song, poetry, fashion and dance. The fashion show will be exhibiting costumes from the cultural parade from St. Maarten’s Day 2016 and African wear from Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance Foundation,” the library said in a press release.

Readers are Leaders is a reading program for the teenagers of all secondary schools organized and supported by the library and the Rotary Club of St. Maarten.

Students interested in joining Readers are Leaders can contact the library at 542-2970 or join its Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/readers.a.leaders.

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