Fort Dodge celebrates Black History Month

Event organizer Sherry Washington introduces Julia Naylor, who reminisced on growing up in Fort Dodge.
Calhoun County Democratic Chair Faith Blaskovich presented a book to the Fort Dodge Library, “Brick by Brick,” about black slaves who helped build the White House. Event organizer Sherry Washington is in back.
Fort Dodge historian Roger Natte prepared and delivered the fascinating story of African-Americans in Fort Dodge at Black History Month celebration.

Fort Dodge residents recently attended a presentation on Black History Month held at the Fort Dodge Public Library.

City Councilman Terry Moehnke presented a mayoral proclamation celebrating Black History Month.

The Hat Ladies and Gentlemen sang spiritual songs and homemade desserts and coffee were served.