In celebration of Black History Month during the month of February, the City of Hollywood African American Advisory Council, in coordination with Barry University Center for Community Service Initiatives and Liberia Economic and Social Development Inc., will be hosting a two-night Black History Month event. The two-night event will include a Panel Discussion with Honored Veterans on “African Americans in Wartime” and the 2nd Annual “Talented 10th Poetry Slam” spoken word competition.
The African Americans in Wartime Presentation & Panel Discussion will be held on Thursday, February 8 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Boulevard, Room 219. On Thursday, February 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. is the 2nd Annual Talented 10th Poetry Slam spoken word competition. Poems are now being accepted for the slam with the first place winner receiving an "iPad Mini." The second place winner will receive a "Samsung Tablet" and the third place winner will receive a "Kindle Tablet" courtesy of Liberia Economic and Social Development and AT&T Pioneers. For event information, please call City of Hollywood Community Development at 954.921.3271. To learn more and submit a poem visit: http://www.hollywoodfl.org/slam