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WJZ’s Black History Oratory Competition
Feb 24 2019
Hosting: WJZ Baltimore, Maryland
Organized by WJZ, the event features 20 semi-finalist high school students presenting their memorized original essays based on quotes by former First-Lady Michelle Obama, artist Romare Bearden or NFL Hall of Fame member Ray Lewis.
Audra Swain, WJZ’s Vice President and General Manager will be joined by representatives from sponsors – Toyota Financial Services, Morgan State University and the Enoch Pratt Free Library in welcoming the students and audience.
WJZ news anchor Nicole Baker will emcee. Students receive prizes including cash and scholarship gift cards for the top three.