Black History Month

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Hughes reads to 3rd grade

Fairfield Mayor Kenny Hughes took time to pose with third graders after reading them a book last week.
Photo by April Walker

Mayor Kenny Hughes read to Fairfield third graders last Friday as part of the school’s mystery guest program. In honor of Black History Month, Hughes entertained students with a reading of As Good As Anybody by Richard Michelson.

The story follows Abraham Joshua Heschel and Martin Luther King, Jr. on their quest for civil rights for all people. Hughes explained the significance of Black History Month to students and discussed key figures named throughout the book.

During each reading, students are given a list

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