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Wicomico NAACP Kicks Off Black History Month

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WICOMICO CO., Md. - The start of February marks the beginning of Black History Month, and the Wicomico County NAACP kicked off their celebration with the 17th annual heritage celebration.

Local officials and members of the community were at the Chipman Cultural Center in Salisbury this afternoon for the event.

"It teaches the community about our heritage, it's a time to get together, says Mary Ashanti, President of the Wicomico County NAACP Chapter, "it's always good to learn about each other's heritage."

This is also the 175th year for the building where the Chipman Cultural Center, works to educate the community on local Black history.

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