All About Richland, Schools

Black History Month Being Celebrated At OSUM

5 Feb , 2019  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield will hold several events on campus celebrating Black History Month, including a performance by the ZuZu African Acrobats (featured on the 2019 Super Bowl), poetry, and the annual Soul Food Dinner. More…

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Schools

Elementary Students Celebrate Black History Month With Firefighter Visit

26 Feb , 2018  

African American firefighters in Mansfield visited Prospect Elementary School on Thursday to begin a series of Black History Month activities.

The men, whose service with the Mansfield Fire Department totals more than 100 years, talked with third-graders about their experiences as firefighters.The group included Cournal Canada, the city’s first black firefighter; Andrea Cochran, fire inspector; Link Briggs, firefighter/chaplain; Isaiah Finley and retired firefighter Mark Caldwell. More…

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All About Richland

Black History Celebration This Weekend

2 Feb , 2017  

Come Downtown and celebrate Black History this Saturday at the Mansfield/Richland County Library’s Main Library.

A full day of events and food are on tap, beginning at 10:00 AM and ending at 3:30 PM. The day’s schedule includes the following:

10:00 AM: Marketplace opens
Crafts for Kids • Children’s Department, all day

10:00 AM: Tony West & the Imani Dancers
The Roots of African-Inspired Music

10:00 AM: Sweet Potato Pie Contest begins
Download an Entry Form here (with full contest details)
Pies should be dropped off in the Community Room.

11:30 AM-1:30 PM: Soul Food Café, by Café on Main Catering

12:30 PM: Mansfield’s Own Alter Ego

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