Black History celebrated in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – This year’s Blythewood Black History event, titled ‘The Journey: How did we get here?’ was the story not only of a journey from Africa to America, but of a journey of African-Americans from slavery to today – a journey mapped out through African-American churches. Sponsored by the Blythewood Historical Society in partnership with […]

Blythewood to celebrate black history month

BLYTHEWOOD – This year’s Blythewood Black History Event will happen Saturday, Feb. 29, and promises to be a departure from the town’s past black history programs, according to organizer Millie Whittaker. “The theme this year, ‘The Journey: How did we get here?’ will focus on the historical journey of African-Americans through the impact of the […]

Blythewood black history event set for Feb. 29

BLYTHEWOOD – Planning for this year’s Blythewood Black History Event is underway and promises to be a departure from the past annual events, according to organizer Millie Whittaker. “The theme this year, ‘The Journey: How did we get here?’ will focus on the historical journey of African-Americans through the impact of the African-American Church as […]

Blythewood Celebrates 3rd Annual Black History Event

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Community celebrated Black History Month with music, dance and refreshments on Saturday at The Manor. The afternoon of entertainment and remembrance included performances by members of the Blythewood Churches Community Choir, the Pine Grove Church Youth Choir and a dance team from Westwood High School. Jason Lloyd opened the program singing […]

Blythewood readies to celebrate black history

BLYTHEWOOD – The Town’s annual Black History celebration is almost ready for its close-up on Feb. 23 at Doko Manor. The program includes guest speaker Dr. Joe Kelly, performances by singer-songwriter EboniRamm, dance, choral and dramatic performances and a special display of African-American accomplishments. Bobby Cunningham will emcee the event. This year’s celebration will also […]

Finished Community Quilt Unveiling

Rocking Black History

BLYTHEWOOD – The youth choir at Round Top Baptist Church entertained during Blythewood’s Black History program on Saturday, Feb. 17 .