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Montgomery Parks to Celebrate Black History Month

Montgomery Parks will celebrate Black History Month with free educational events that highlight the stories, struggles and successes of African Americans.

The events will take place on February 27 and 28 at Josiah Henson Park and will include free guided tours, a screening of a PBS documentary about the park and a spoken word poetry event called “Lyrical Rhythms: The Sounds of Freedom.” photo of Montgomery Parks logo

Hourly screenings of the PBS documentary, “The Search for Josiah Henson” will take place between the hours of 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. The spoken word poetry event will take place between the hours of 3 p.m and 4 p.m. Josiah Henson Park is located at 11420 Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda. To find out more information visit Montgomery Parks website.

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Willie James Inman

About Willie James Inman

Willie James Inman is a Community Engagement Specialist and Multimedia Journalist at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach him on Twitter @imwilljames.


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