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African American Heritage celebration held in Jamaica

African American Heritage Month Planning Committee Co-Chair Andrew Jackson (l.) joins Queens Borough President Helen Marshall (c.) to present scholarships to students (l.-r.) Hakeem Rowe from Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village, Ayana Cole-Price from St. Agnes Academic High School in College Point and Antwan Douglas from Queens High School for Information Research and Technology in Far Rockaway.. Photo by Nat Valentine
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African American Heritage Month Planning Committee Co-Chair Andrew Jackson and Queens Borough President Helen Marshall were on hand to present scholarships to students during the AAHM’s annual reception at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center last Thursday. Six community leaders were also given achievement awards during the event.

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