World's greatest

Students at the Forrest City High School were treated to a Black History Month program this morning, titled "The World's Greatest." Students and guests heard songs and poems performed by students during the event. At the beginning of the program, student Travis D. Moore lit red, black and green candles. Photo by Caleb Talley

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