BLACK HISTORY MONTH West Virginia State University Students Celebrate Black History Month
Reported by: Rachael Tarr
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Feb. 5, 2013 12:41 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 6, 2013 10:53 AM EST
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Students and teachers at West Virginia State University are celebrating Black History Month. Today's ceremony was led by inspirational poetry and songs by a concert choir.
A sociologist and scholar from the University of North Florida talked to the students about race, gender and diversity issues. A program coordinator who acted in today's ceremony said she hopes to stress the importance of education for the future.
The ceremony was followed by a "Taste of Soul Food," where people could try several types of African American dishes.
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