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      Tift Head Start celebrates Black History month with plays and poems

      Classes perform plays and poems before classmates, teachers and parents.

      The Tift Head Start Center in Albany held a Black History Month program Thursday morning entitled A Journey Through Black History Through the Eyes of a Child.Children, ages of three to five, participated in this program.Each class either sang a song, put on a play, or read a poem that related to black history.For the event, one class decided to designate each student to play a certain official in Albany; one child even portrayed FOX 31 TMs own Romney Smith.Juanita Carr, with the Head Start Center, said it TMs important for children, even at a young age, to learn about their history and heritage.Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter to join in on the conversation and connect with FOX 31!