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[Upcoming Event Alert] City of Orlando to Host Black History Month Reception

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Wednesday February 12th, join Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and City Commissioners as they host the City of Orlando’s Black History Month Reception. Focusing on the continual contributions and positive influence of African Americans in the Central Florida community, this year’s theme is “2020 – African Americans and the Vote.” This theme celebrates both African Americans’ historical fight for the right to vote, as well as the increase in African American elected and appointed officials.

Happening in the Orlando City Hall Rotunda, the annual Black History Month Reception depicts the city’s ongoing commitment to respect, inclusion, and diversity. It will feature the presentation of a city proclamation, cultural performances, a keynote speaker, food and refreshments. The reception begins at 5:30pm with free admission.

Venue
Orlando City Hall
400 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801

Keynote Speaker
Desmond Meade, Executive Director
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition

Terrace Gallery Ribbon Cutting
Peterson Guerrier, Artist
Black History Month Art Exhibition

Parking
Parking is available for $6 at City Commons Garage, 460 Boone Avenue.

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Samantha Nicole is a media personality and a Florida National News contributor. | info@floridanationalnews.com

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