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02/21/18 6:00am

Members from various parts of the Riverhead community came together Thursday night to celebrate Black History Month through song, dance, poem, artwork and more.

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Suffolk County Historical Society's 'Black History Through the Eyes of Dolls' will be on display through March 7. (Courtesy photo)

Suffolk County Historical Society’s ‘Black History Through the Eyes of Dolls’ will be on display through March 7. (Courtesy photo)

Miniature versions of influential African-American figures like abolitionist Harriet Tubman and President Barack Obama are among the 200 dolls on view through March 7 at Suffolk County Historical Society’s latest exhibit, “Black History Through the Eyes of Dolls.” (more…)

01/25/13 10:30am
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COURTESY PHOTO | First Baptist Church’s performance at the 2011 Riverhead High School’s annual Black History Month Unity Celebration.

Riverhead High School has scheduled its annual Black History Month Unity Celebration for Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

The event will feature student presentations and performances from local community members and groups, including:

• Riverhead High School Steppers
• First Baptist Church
• High school students Jenny Corbin and Robert Brown reciting poetry and speeches written by black poets
• Slideshow of famous black Americans
• Presentation of colors by the NJROTC
• The district’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

The event is open to the public. For more information, call (631) 369-6700.