Ridgeland students celebrate Black History Month

RIDGELAND, SC (WTOC) - Students at Ridgeland Middle School celebrated the last day of Black History Month in style with a big event in the gymnasium that covered over 100 years of history, music and dance.

"We just want our students to understand the history, the present and where we're going as African Americans. We want all students to know the importance of black history," said Ridgeland Middle School Principal Jeannie Jefferson.

Community leaders from Jasper County took part in the celebration.

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