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Journey back into history at GJAC

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County is presenting "Black Women in American Culture and History," with an emphasis on the contributions of black women who affected the history and culture of Gwinnett County from 1817 to 1980.

February is Black History Month, and the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County is calling for the general public to submit photos, newspaper and magazine articles as well as any other documented reports to contribute to the exhibit.

Located at the Gwinnett Justice and Administrative Center, 75 Langley Drive, the event runs from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 1 through 29. Admission is free.

According to its website, the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County aims to "utilize positive actions that continuously educate, engage and collaborate with Gwinnett County residents in order to build a stronger community that embraces the diversity of Gwinnett County."

For more information about the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County, visit www.unitedebonysociety.org or call 770-822-4046. For questions, email mspepsi500@bellsouth.net.