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Nubian Jam 2023: Celebrating the hopes and the dreams of the slave

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EVERETT, Wash., July 31, 2023—At least a thousand people gathered throughout the day at Forest Park in Everett for the 31st annual Nubian Jam hosted by the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee (SCBHC) on Saturday to celebrate African and African American culture. “This is a time of fellowship, a time for connecting and a time […]

Reminder: 31st annual NUBIAN Jam celebration on July 29

NUBIAN Jam

The community invited to this year’s 31st Annual Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee-sponsored NUBIAN Jam, to celebrate African and African American culture. It is the largest celebration of its kind in Snohomish County with over thirty partners and sponsors.  Who: Nubian Jam 2023 and you and yours!When: Saturday, July 29th, 10am – 7pmWhere: Forest Park in Everett […]

Public invited to 31st annual NUBIAN Jam celebration on July 29

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The community invited to this year’s 31st Annual Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee-sponsored NUBIAN Jam, to celebrate African and African American culture. It is the largest celebration of its kind in Snohomish County with over thirty partners and sponsors.  Who: Nubian Jam 2023 and you and yours!  When: Saturday, July 29th, 10am – 7pm  Where: […]

Four exceptional youths awarded college book grants by SCBHC

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., June 28, 2023—Four graduating high school students were awarded “Budding Youth” award grants at the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s (SCBHC) Red and White Banquet on April 29 for the first time ever. In addition to an adornment, each student received a college book grant, as part of that award, that will […]

Marilyn Quincy: The deep roots of a Snohomish County legend

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EVERETT, Wash., June 25, 2023—Marilyn Quincy, 79, is a name so ingrained in Snohomish County history that it’s difficult not seeing her and her family’s influence in the region. From William P. Stewart Highway in Everett named after her great grandfather — a Black Civil War veteran who fought for the Union Army and was […]

SCBHC Youth Initiative students are off to Nation’s capital to tour colleges

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EVERETT, Wash., June 10, 2023—This August, the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s (SCBHC) Youth Initiative Program is headed to Washington D.C. to tour two historically Black colleges. From August 2 through August 8, 16 students, ranging in age from 11 to 22, and four chaperones will arrive in our Nation’s Capital, visit its many historical […]

Celebrating Black Excellence at annual Red and White Banquet

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MILL CREEK, Wash., June 8, 2023—The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee (SCBHC) celebrated Black Excellence by recognizing members of the community deemed “roses” at its Red and White Banquet Award Ceremony, on April 29, at Mill Creek Foursquare Church. The awards were divided into a rose’s various stages – roots, stems, budding youth or “past, […]

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