Posted February 26, 2018 | 4:15 PM

Black History Month Culminates with Black Heritage Celebration

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2018) - Hillsborough County will celebrate the end of Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 28 with a music- and dance-filled event honoring the history, culture, and contributions of African-Americans.

The celebration will feature a processional by the Kuumba West African Dancers and Drummers of Tampa, a Parade of Kings & Queens, and a poem recitation by Hillsborough County's Poet Laureate. The event includes lunch, music, dancing, and remarks by Hillsborough County commissioners.

The Black Heritage Celebration begins at 10 a.m. at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road in Riverview, and is organized by Hillsborough County's Aging Services.

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