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Black History Month Program and Historical Marker Reveal
February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2 p.m. at The Lucas Center, 718 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona Beach. Author of Florida’s Historic African American Homes, Jada Wright-Greene will talk about the significance of historic places to the understanding of Black history. The event will also feature a message from Harold V. Lucas Jr., a special musical performance, and the reveal of the Harold V. Lucas Sr. homesite historical marker. Lucas Sr. was an educator and entrepreneur, served in administrative and faculty capacities at Bethune-Cookman College for nearly 40 years, was the first male teacher and founder of the school’s business department, and operated the city’s first Black printing company. All attendees will be required to wear a mask. The event will also be broadcast live on the foundation’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/HVLFoundation.