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Sen. Tammy Duckworth to help celebrate African American Educators at the 12th Annual Black History Family Festival

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  NEWS RELEASE February 2, 2017                                                                                                 For More Information Contact:                                                                     Carl King                                                                                                 630-870-2577 Sen. Tammy Duckworth to […]

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12th Annual Black History Family Festival…Coming Soon

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As February 4th draws near, we are excited about the great segments, speakers and community partners who will be represented at this year’s Black History Family Festival. This year’s theme is Celebrating African Americans in Education and we wish to show our support and appreciation for the work local educators do on a daily basis. […]

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News Release (January 25, 2016)

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  NEWS RELEASE For More Information Contact: January 25, 2016                                                                     Phyllis Folarin 847-975-2988 Black History Family Festival 11th Annual Celebration to Feature Award-Winning Underground Railroad Author, Lecturer   Glennette Tilley Turner, renowned historian, lecturer and author on the Underground Railroad, headlines the 11th annual Black History Family Festival at the Gail Borden Public Library, […]

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The Muntu Dancers Return to Elgin

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That’s right! We have finalized plans to have the popular Muntu dancer troop return to the Black History Family Festival for another wonderful performance. If you have never witnessed the energy, power and fun they bring, you are in for a treat. Click here to view some of their work and even a few videos […]

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Download and Share!

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The postcards are going out inviting everyone in the area to join in this years’ festivities. If you have not received one or know of someone who has not, click this link here and download the postcard. Feel free to share this link on social media and via email.