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GOVERNOR MALLOY ON BLACK HISTORY MONTH
(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement commemorating February as Black History Month.
"Black History Month is an opportunity for everyone - young and old, and of all races - to pay tribute to and learn more about the long-lasting, significant contributions that African Americans have made to our country and our state," Governor Malloy said. "While the celebration of our nation's heritage should be a year-round commitment, it is important that we observe this month to recognize and raise awareness of the many accomplishments of Connecticut's African American citizens."
Governor Malloy also issued a proclamation for the month-long celebration .