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Students and Community Members Celebrate Black History Month with Black Joy Event
  • 2021-22
Krista Rydberg

SoWashCo Schools Black Student Union members hosted Black Joy, an event celebrating Black History Month. 

Students showcased performances, traditional fashions and there was even food provided by local Black-owned businesses.

Members of South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) Black Student Unions hosted the Black History Month Celebration: Black Joy during the last week of February.

Students invited the entire SoWashCo Schools community to partake in the celebrations on Thursday, Feb. 24.

The event showcased Black joy through the decades with student-led stations for guests to visit including traditional dances, fashion, musical performances, artwork and food that was provided by local Black-owned restaurants.

High school students interested in joining their schools Black Student Union should reach out to their Black Student Union advisor:

Parents and community members looking to help build support among families of our Black/African American students can join SoWashCo Schools Black/African American Community Committee. Contact Olivia Alston at

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