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Norman focusing on Black History Month with proclamation, web page

NORMAN — To commemorate Black History Month, the city of Norman has established a Black History Month page on the city website for the month of February and will be posting regular social media posts focused on different aspects of African American history.

The web page was created in partnership with various Norman organizations.

“We, at the city of Norman, want to be intentional about our commitment to diversity and equity," said Cinthya Allen, chief diversity and equity officer. "It was important to create a space where those visiting the city of Norman would find a visible symbol for Black History Month community engagement, educational opportunities and advocacy. We hope this site serves as a resource for anyone to use.”

During a recent city council meeting, Mayor Breea Clark issued a proclamation designating February as Black History Month in Norman.

For updates on the city’s ongoing Black History Month activities, go to and follow the city of Norman Facebook page.