“I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving up.”
~ Rosa Parks
Hendersonville honors Black History Month with a proclamation and a special event.
“Freedom is not a state; it is an act. It is not some enchanted garden perched high on a distant plateau where we can finally sit down and rest. Freedom is the continuous action we all must take, and each generation must do its part to create an even more fair, more just society.”
~ John Lewis
Other local Black History Month events.
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
~ Harriet Tubman