Looking for a Black History Month event to take in today?
Possibilities range from a talk by a former Redskins player to a video presentation on black Americans in the Wild West plus a gospel concert and a host of exhibits.
All the events are free. Here's a schedule:
- Tony McGee, the former Redskin tackle, speaks at today's 4 p.m. Black History Month celebration in the auditorium at North Hagerstown High School.
Besides McGee's talk, the forum will include music, dancing, poetry reading and an art display.
- "The Black West," a video program which details the experiences of African-American cowboys and other settlers who lived in the West in the late 1800s and early 1900s will be shown this afternoon.
The presentation begins at 3 p.m. at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown City Park. For information, call 739-5727.