Black History Month event includes poetry, music, dance

Farmington Public Schools will host “Reflections on Black History, Culture, & Progress,” a Black History Month showcase held Thursday, Feb. 8, in the Harrison High School auditorium.

The 7 p.m. event features student poets, singers, actors, orators, the step team, and the Harrison Dance Company, and a keynote address by Ber-Henda Williams, author and activist.

Donations will be accepted at the door to fund future student programs. The school is located at 29995 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills.

This event was made possible by The Farmington African American Parent Network (FAAPN), Farmington High Schools’ Students That Rise to Increase Knowledge for Everyone (STRIKE), North Farmington High School’s Presenting Opportunities While Enhancing Our Race (POWER), and Harrison High Schools’ Black Student Union (HBSU).