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South Bend billboards featuring local leaders for Black History Month

NOW: South Bend billboards featuring local leaders for Black History Month

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—The City of South Bend is honoring local leaders by featuring them on billboards throughout the city to celebrate Black History Month.

The digital billboards are located near the Linebacker Lounge, Ironwood Road and State Road 23, and Lincolnway East.

From February 19 until February 24, the billboards will feature African American leaders including Pastor Hardie Blake, Jr., Samuel L. Brown, John Collins, Jr., Jonathan Davis, Jr., Janice Hall, George Hill, Consuella Jackson-Hopkins, Carlton L. Lyons, M.D., Pastor Jonathan Miller, Tasha Reed Outlaw, Maurice Scott, Marguerite Taylor, Pastor Rickardo Taylor, Sr., Arielle Brandy, Antonius Northern, and Frankie’s BBQ.

The City, along with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, will also celebrate Black History Month with an event for this year’s billboard honorees at the Charles Black Community Center located at 3419 W. Washington St. on Thursday, February 21 at 6 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

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