Program honors African American war heroes | World

Military is the theme of the annual Black History Month Program at the Biloxi Civic Center. The City of Biloxi teams up with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to host the event every year.

For our future generation to move forward, we must remember the past. That was one of the key points at the annual Black History Month Program in Biloxi. This year, the theme was honoring African Americans who fought for our country overseas. “They were serving our country, putting their lives on the line and then they would come home and would have to take a back seat on the train.

A crowd of community members, veterans, and city leaders filled the Biloxi Civic Center. One of the speakers was Dorothy Roberts, daughter of the late Colonel…

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