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Celebrating Nyack’s Black History & Future

Community members from across Rockland and beyond will come together Saturday night to commemorate Black History Month with a program of song, dance, and spoken word at the Nyack Center’s annual Black History Month Celebration.

Honorees at this year’s event include Nyack News & Views Executive Director and columnist Bill Batson, Spring Valley School Board Vice President Sabrina Charles-Pierre, and musician HervĂ© Alexandre.

Local high school students will also compete for college scholarships in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr., oratory contest.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 with a cultural bazaar, followed by performances and speeches at 7:30 p.m.

More information is available at

Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.

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