Tag: black-history-month

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital welcomes grandson of Nelson Mandela to Far Rockaway in celebration of Black History Month

Mar. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway wrapped up its celebration of Black History Month with a very special guest, Ndaba Mandela — author, mentor, spokesperson, entrepreneur, political consultant and grandson of the late Nelson Mandela. St. John’s was the first hospital Mandela visited during his tour of New…
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Queens DA hosts Black History Month celebration in Rochdale Village

Feb. 23, 2023 By Paul Frangipane Residents of Rochdale Village and community members from across Queens gathered Wednesday night, Feb. 22, for a Black History Month celebration hosted by the Queens District Attorney’s office. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz co-sponsored the event with City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, packing the Rochdale Village Community Center’s grand…
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Queens borough president leads Black History Month celebration at Helen Marshall Cultural Center

Feb. 20, 2023 By Maggie Wong After two years of observing Black History Month virtually, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards joined The African American Heritage Committee for its annual celebration at the Helen Marshall Cultural Center on Thursday, Feb. 16. Residents from across the borough came together and enjoyed musical and dance performances, a tribute…
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