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Deerfield's Black History Fair invites inspirational speakers
Deerfield's Black History Fair invites inspirational speakers

Children at Deerfield Elementary School in Edgewood met several successful and inspirational members of Harford County's African American community Thursday as part of its annual Black History Fair. The expo, in its fifth year, showcases different professions, how that applies to their culture and the importance of staying in school. Parent Liaison Shirley Warfield, who called the event her "baby," began the fair five years ago when she was asked to create something for Black History Month. "I thought it would be nice for children to see people talk about themselves and their occupations and the importance of staying in school," Warfield said. Since then, the...

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