IDHR Celebration of Black History Month


Thursday, February 01, 2018


Illinois State Library, 300 S 2nd St., Springfield, Illinois


9:30 am - 10:30 am


The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) will celebrate Black History Month with a program honoring both the State’s 200th birthday and the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Civil Rights Act. The program will focus on commitment to fairness, equality, and non-discrimination.

The event will feature a Keynote by Teresa Haley from the Springfield Chapter of the NAACP and a performance by Kathryn Harris as Harriet Tubman.

In addition, a limited number of information tables will be available during event focused on creating awareness about local resources and organizations.

This event is sponsored in part by the Springfield and Central Illinois African American Museum.

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