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Feb. 14, 2013
"Freedom Wasn’t Free—A Black History Musical" to be presented Feb. 26 at HCC
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) will present the 2013 Lyceum Series of Special Events program, "Freedom Wasn’t Free—A Black History Musical" on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 11:30 a.m. (previously advertised time was 11 a.m.) in The Centre. The event is free and open to the public.

The musical, written and compiled by HCC Communications Instructor Sharon W. Askew, is an exhilarating collaboration of acting, dancing and singing that portrays the plight of African-Americans in America. It depicts their determination for change in ways that will mesmerize the audience with old gospel hymns, modern dance and astounding expressions of the horrendous cost of freedom.

For more information on the 2013 HCC Lyceum Series of Special Events, visit http://www.halifaxcc.edu/lyceum/. To receive notifications of HCC events and events held at The Centre, visit http://halifaxcc.edu/getevents.htm. This event is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education PBI Formula Grant.
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Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Interim Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., rhoadesd@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239