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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Feb 02

Library System Hosts Civil Rights Movement Celebration

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 8:01 AM by Communications Department

The Newport News Public Library System is change_come_SCsponsoring a community celebration at the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center to commemorate the civil rights movement. On Saturday, February 4th from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, A Change is Gonna Come: A Celebration of the Civil Rights Movement will commemorate the victories and sacrifices of the Civil Rights Movement through songs, dance, poetry, storytelling and drama.

This community celebration free and open to the public. For this and other events at the Newport News Public Library System, visit their website or Facebook page or call Main Street Library at 757-591-4858..