On June 3, 2017, the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation held their 28th annual parade and festival. The Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation serves as an outreach to broaden minds and spirits, preserve history and culture, and to recognize and promote cultural resources as an essential element of Montclair’s economic and social well-being. The MAAHF is a […]
As February approaches, let us all show our appreciation to Black History Month by attending programs to highlight just that at Montclair Public Library.
Celebrate Black History Month through Montclair Public Library’s upcoming programs! Montclair Public Library has a variety of upcoming programs celebrating African American achievements throughout history. The library’s Adult School Department will also be offering Black History Month classes and lectures. “Black History Month is valuable for its ability to instill confidence and esteem in a […]
Some labels can be offensive to people; see what citizens of Montclair think about the terms African American and American of African Descent.
Labels are important to keep in mind. With Black History Month come and gone, labels are still part of a discussion that is always important. But, I wonder if labels are as important as we has made them out to be. In this case, is the prefix that is related to the identification of African Americans […]