Petal hosts annual Black History Month program

Petal hosts annual Black History Month program

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - The City of Petal hosted an annual celebration of African-American history Saturday night.

The Petal Parks and Recreation Department presented a program for Black History Month at the Petal Civic Center.

It featured gospel music from the Mt. Harmon Baptist Church choir and Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church choir.

Speaker for the event was Andrea Short, principal of the Lillie Burney STEAM Academy.

A dinner preceeded tonight's program.