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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published March 31, 2010

GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY TO HONOR BLACK SAGA COMPETITION WINNERS TOMORROW



ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 31, 2010) – Governor Martin O’Malley will honor the winners of the 2010 Black Saga Competition at a recognition ceremony for the contestants and their supporters. The Governor will present citations to academic teams from elementary and middle schools around the state.

The Black Saga Competition is a learning activity that tests students’ knowledge of the African American experience as a part of American history. The Competition is based upon Black Saga – The African American Experience: A Chronology written by Dr. Charles M. Christian.  The book documents the African American experience in the United States from colonial times to the present in brief entries arranged in chronological order.

WHAT:  Governor O’Malley to honor Black Saga Competition winners

WHEN:  TOMORROW, Thursday, April 1, 2010, 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:   Maryland State House

  Governor’s Reception Room

  Second Floor

  Annapolis, MD