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Black excellence goes virtual: How Cleveland CDCs are celebrating Black History Month

Posted February 11, 2021 in Articles

Author: Brandon Baker

The ongoing pandemic ensured that February 2021 would be a Black History Month like no other. As a result, community development corporations (CDCs) and the entities they help to promote decided to bring celebrations and educational programming to virtual platforms with a touch of creativity and perseverance.
This is just a sample of what some area CDCs are doing to celebrate Black History Month.

Dancing and folklore
University Circle Inc. [UCI] is promoting a month full of programming for area organizations, including an interactive rendition of the African folklore story, "Anansi the Spider,” for students from pre-kindergarten through third grade on Friday, Feb. 19. The performance takes place at Karamu House, as will workshops on family African dance, line dancing with the Lion King, and Hip-Hop on Fridays, Feb. 12, 19, and 26, respectively. The events are part of Karamu's "Our Roots Run Deep" program for Black History Month.

Read the full article on FreshWater.

Original Article: https://www.freshwatercleveland.com/features/CDCBlackHistory021121.aspx

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