Black History Month summit in Anchorage, Feb. 18

The annual Bettye Davis African American Summit will take place during Black History Month at the Bettye Davis East Anchorage High School on Saturday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event continues the legacy of the late state senator Bettye Davis and brings together the Black community and other people of color in conversation and action to make Alaska a better place for everyone. Activities include presentation of the Black Teachers of Excellence Awards; forums focusing on health, justice and economic equity; entertainment, vendors and much more.

Admission is free for everyone.

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