Posted by Robert
Rap News Network
2/10/2005 1:20:29 PM
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Every February Virgin Megastores celebrates Black History Month to commemorate historical contributions and black achievements in music, movies and pop culture throughout the century. The national tribute dates back to 1926 when Harvard scholar, Carter Woodson, created the first annual Negro History Week to ensure that black history was accurately recorded.
Now, Virgin Megastores is pleased to celebrate the legacy and contributions of black Americans through a nationwide event lauding all the aspects of the African American culture; from its heroes to its up-and-coming stars. As part of the month long celebration,
Virgin will be hosting a number of live events at North American Virgin Megastores. From live performances in Chicago, to signings in Los Angeles, as well as, a panel discussion in New York City; Virgin will celebrate Black History Month with a massive selection of CDs, DVDs, and books, as well as in-store events tailored for the month long tribute.
LIVE PERFORMANCES NATIONWIDE:
American Idol winner, Fantasia Barrino will perform and sign copies of her new release, "Free Yourself," at Virgin Megastore Chicago on Saturday, February 19 at 2pm. Customers who purchase Fantasia's new album will receive a wristband for the special signing with Fantasia.
Recognized for his musical composition for both "KILL BILL" movies, RZA, the leader of the rap group Wu-Tang Clan and often seen as the Father for the group, will sign copies of his latest project, "The Wu-Tang Manual" at Virgin Megastore Union Square on February 12th from 4-6 p.m, and at Virgin Megastore Orange, located in Anaheim, California on Saturday, February 19th.
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