Riverhead’s annual Black History event Feb. 12

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.