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Final 2019 Black History Month celebration in Bridgeport on Thursday

February 27, 2019

BRIDGEPORT — The last celebration of Black History Month in the city will take place at the Margaret E. Morton Government Center on Thursday.

The event kicks off at 999 Broad St. at 5 p.m.

Mayor Joe Ganim will gather alongside former world champion boxer Chad Dawson, students from Bridgeport Hope School and the brother of the Mu Phi Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity at the University of Bridgeport.

The event is free and open to the public.

Dawson will be the guest speaker of the event. There will be a skit performed by the students and show by the fraternity.