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Join Us in Celebrating Black History Month Posted on Feb 6

Join Us in Celebrating Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, the Patrick-Murray Administration will host a series of events and discussions across the Commonwealth to celebrate Black History Month.  Please join Governor Patrick on February 11th to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  

First Graders from Orchard Gardens Visit the White House Posted on Feb 29

First Graders from Orchard Gardens Visit the White House

President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick listen as Orchard Gardens Elementary School students recite Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Feb. 28, 2012.  (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) On   …Continue Reading First Graders from Orchard Gardens Visit the White House

Remembering and Looking Forward: Black History Month Posted on Feb 8

Remembering and Looking Forward: Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, the Patrick-Murray Administration will host a series of events and discussions across the Commonwealth to celebrate Black History Month, commemorating the past, present and future of African-American culture in Massachusetts. Part of the celebration is a video highlighting the contributions   …Continue Reading Remembering and Looking Forward: Black History Month