Event will recognize works of blacks

By From page A6 | February 16, 2014

FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield High School African-American Heritage Society will host “Evening Extravaganza: To Be Young, Gifted,” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the school’s library, 205 E. Atlantic Ave.

Students will highlight works of famous blacks through dialogue, song, dance and poetry. Wil Cason, a local author, will talk on “The Value of Education.”

The event is free and open to the community. Soul food will be served.

For more information, call 438-3000.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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  • archieFebruary 16, 2014 - 3:45 am

    Thought this was going to be more about the murder on Phoenix Dr.

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  • Positive PersonFebruary 16, 2014 - 11:03 am

    I am so glad that this article was not about the murder on Phoenix Dr. We need to focus on the Positive not the Negative, I want this paper to share the positive that Blacks are doing in our community. If you want to know what is going on about the murder call the Fairfield Police Dept.

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