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Focus on civil rights for Black History Month

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An interactive panel discussion, “Civil Rights: How Far We Have Come, How Far We Have to Go,’’ will be presented at the Newton Free Library on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. as part of Black History Month. The panel will be moderated by Beau Stubblefield-Tave, principal of the Center for Culturally Fluent Leadership, and will feature Mayor Setti Warren; the Rev. Brandon T. Crowley, senior pastor of Myrtle Baptist Church; the church’s worship and arts minister, Inez Dover, a former English and drama teacher at Newton North High School; and the Rev. Erin Splaine of the First Unitarian Society in Newton. The free program is being sponsored by the city’s Human Rights Commission. For more information, call the library at 617-796-1360.