Big Read Wrap-Up Program

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Gateway Community and Technical College
516 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011

This event is free and open to the public.

Gateway Community and Technical College will wrap up its Big Read program and celebrate Black History Month by inviting community members to join us on campus, reflect on the themes from the book, and engage in dialogue about such themes. The purpose of the event is to promote authentic conversation around justice in our community.

Speakers include:

Picture Freedom Art Contest

The Picture Freedom Art Contest, sponsored by Toyota, encourages students to explore what freedom and equality means to them and to express those thoughts through works of art.

Through the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s extensive collection of historical content and exhibitions, participating students became acquainted with freedom’s heroes and the struggle for equality and inclusive freedom throughout history and across the globe.

This year's finalists are:


11th Annual African American History Quiz Bowl

Saturday, February 25, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Delta Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.'s 11th Annual African American History Quiz Bowl offers the region's youth an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of African Americans over the history of our country. Young people from schools, churches, and community groups are encouraged to join the tournament.


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