Jan. 25, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Black History Month will be celebrated at the West Bend High Schools for the first time this year.
About 20 WBHS students will perform Feb. 8 in a Black History Month Celebration in the Silver Lining Arts Center.
At 6 p.m., doors open to the art gallery. Art by both students and the Milwaukee photographer David Nunley will be on display. In addition, refreshments will be available.
At 7 p.m., Dr. Zacharia Nchinda, a University of Milwaukee lecturer and African American history and world history teacher, will open the celebration in the auditorium. Afterwards, the performances, which include readings, poetry, and dancing, will begin.
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Von Behren is a reporter at westbendcurrent.com