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U.S. Embassy in Malawi Celebrates Black History Month 2013

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 4:54pm

Each February, Americans celebrate Black History Month, an opportunity to honor the achievements and celebrate the rich heritage of African Americans.

The2013 Black History theme is “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: the Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington” to celebrate the anniversary of two important African American turning points – the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and the 1963 March on Washington.

To commemorate Black History Month 2013, the U.S. Embassy in Malawi has scheduled various activities, including writing competition for secondary school students, film screenings and educational outreach at secondary schools and colleges across the country.  We will also have…