NAACP announces Black History Month essay contest

The NAACP Oak Ridge-Anderson County Youth Council Unit 59AG and its Advisory Council are sponsoring their second-annual Black History Month Essay Contest for Anderson County and surrounding middle and high school youth. Awards will be given to essay winners.

This year’s essay theme is “The Power of Voting: How Would You Encourage A Family Member to Vote?”

Essay submissions are due on or before Feb. 3, 2020.

For essay questions or guidelines, contact Ralph Mack at