February 2012: Black History Month Family Day

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February 2012: Visitors Celebrate Black History Month

Activities at 2012 Black History Month Family Day


On February 19, 955 visitors of all ages were on hand for Black History Month Family Day. Admission to the annual event was free and featured a wide variety of well-attended activities.

First row (left to right): Among the performers were members of the Ma’Frisah dance group from UR’s Pan-African Student Association. Fifth and sixth graders from the Frederick Douglass Club of Rochester gave an historical presentation. Sorority sisters from Sigma Gamma Rho, Inc., hosted a display table that featured a Black History Month Jeopardy game.

Second row (left to right): In the auditorium, visitors enjoyed storytelling by Eunice White and a dance presentation by the SUNY Geneseo Ghana Project Association. Debora McDell-Hernandez, MAG community programmer, was interviewed by WROC TV-8.